Supreme Court announces Wednesday As the first of DHul-Hijjah

The Supreme Court, which earlier called on the public to view Dhul-Hijjah crescent at Tuesday sunset, announced in a statement that, according to many adult witnesses, who made their testimonies to their perspective regional courts, it was verified that today Wednesday is the first of the month of Dhul-Hijjah according to the Calendar of Umm Al-Qura.
Accordingly, the attendance at the Mount of Arafat, the peak and main pillar of Hajj ritual, falls on Thursday the 9th of Dhul-Hijjah corresponding to the 31st of August 2017 and that Eid Al-Adh-ha will fall the next day following Arafat Day corresponding the 1st of September 2017.


The Supreme court wishes all pilgrims, successful and comfortable Hajj and non-pilgrim Muslims all over the world accepted deeds.

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