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Saudi declares June 16 SALLAH DAY

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Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday the sighting of the Dhul Hijjah crescent, marking the beginning of the 12th month of the Islamic lunar calendar

Saudi declares June 16 SALLAH DAY

As a result, the holy month of Dhul Hijjah will commence on Friday, June 14, 2024.

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia had called on all Muslims across the Kingdom to participate in the sighting of the crescent moon on Wednesday.

This sighting is crucial in determining the start of Dhul Hijjah and the timing of significant religious observances.

The Hajj pilgrimage for the year 1445 AH will begin on Friday, June 14. The day of Arafah, an important day of prayer and reflection during the Hajj, will fall on Saturday, June 15.

Following this, Eid Al-Adha, the largest Islamic festival, will be observed on Sunday, June 16, 2024.

 

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