Holy Month of Ramadan to Begin September 1

August 30, 2008

The Supreme Judicial Council has announced that the holy month of Ramadan will begin on Monday, September 1, according to a statement issued today by the Royal Court.

In remarks today, Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Sheikh Saleh Al-Luheidan congratulated Muslims around the world on the advent of the holy month.

Some three million Saudis studying or touring overseas are expected to return to the Kingdom for Ramadan.