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Dhul Hijjah moon sighted, Eid on Sept 1

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The Sultanate’s Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs has announced that Wednesday, August 23, is the first day of Dhul Hijjah, which means that Eid Al Adha will be on September 1, which falls on the 10th day of Dhul Hijja.

On this occasion, the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs extended its congratulations to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on the occasion of Haj.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in a tweet said that the Dhul Hijjah crescent was sighted.

The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has announced on Tuesday that the crescent of the month of Dhul Hijjah was sighted and Wednesday will be Dhul Hijjah 1.

“Accordingly, Haj will be on Thursday, August 31 and Eid l Adha will be on Friday, September 1”, the court added, according to SPA.

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