Muslims told to sight Ramadan crescent on Thursday evening

Saudi Supreme Court issues call to Muslims

RIYADH 24 May 2017: The Saudi Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the Holy Month of Ramadan on Thursday evening, Sha’ban 29, 1438 H corresponding to May 25th, 2017.

In its announcement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by naked eyes or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register his testimony, or report to the authority of the region’s centre in his area where he sighted the Ramadan moon to facilitate his reaching the nearest court, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

By Sheena Amos