Ramadan Starts on Friday According to Supreme Court, Royal Court Announces

Thursday 1441/8/30 - 2020/04/23
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Riyadh, April 23, 2020, SPA -- According to the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan falls on Friday corresponding to April 24, 2020, the Royal Court announced in a statement tonight.
The Royal Court cited a statement by the Supreme Court as saying that it held a special meeting this evening to get briefed on reports sent by regional courts throughout the country on individuals' sight-seeing the crescent of Ramadan for this year 1441H. According to their verified testimonies, Friday becomes the 1st day of Ramadan 1441H., the Royal Court reported.
Congratulating the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, HRH the Crown Prince, the government and people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Muslims residing in the country as well as all Muslims all over the world, the Supreme Court appeals to The Almighty to help Muslims worship the fasting month, accept their deeds and worshipping, get them united, reconciled and victorious, and eliminate this epidemic, the Royal Court concluded.
19:52 LOCAL TIME 16:52 GMT