1998 News Story

Thirty-day Ramadan announced

The Saudi Arabian Supreme Judicial Council today announced that since no report has been made of a sighting of the crescent moon for the first of Shawwal, Wednesday January 28 will be the thirtieth day of Ramadan.   Accordingly, Thursday January 29 will be the first day of Eid El-Fitr. The Council extends its congratulations to Muslims all over the world on this occasion of the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.