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Sunday the 1st day of Dhul al-Hijjah

August 11, 2018 6:22 PM
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Sunday the 1st day of Dhul al-Hijjah

Riyadh, Aug.11 (BNA): The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has announced that today, Saturday, is the 29th and last day of the month of Dhu-AlQa'dah.

In a statement posted on Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the Supreme Court declared tomorrow, Sunday, to be the first day of the incoming month of Dhul al-Hijjah, for this year 1439 AH, according to the Calendar of Umul Qura.

Based on the Saudi announcement, pilgrims will gather on Mount Arafat for peak of Hajj on the 9th of Dhul al-Hijjah, corresponding to the 20th of August 2018, and Eid Al-Adha will be on Tuesday 21st of August.

The session was presided over by the President of the Supreme Court Ghihab bin Mohammed al-Ghihab..

Source: bnaprodwebsite-1215491119.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com

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