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Kuwait announces Friday first day of Ramadan

20 Jul

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(KUNA) The Lawful Moon Sighting Panel of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Justice announced Thursday night that the holy month of Ramadan, 1433 lunar Hijri calendar, will start tomorrow, July 20, 2012. The panel held a meeting under chairmanship of Chief of Appellate Court Justice Rashid Al-Sharrah and deputy chiefs of the Court of Cassation justices Youssef Al-Mottaw’ and Isaac Al-Kandry there this evening where it confirmed that the crescent of the Muslim’s month fasting was seen this evening. On this occasion, the panel congratulated HH the Amir, HH Crown Prince, HH Prime Minister, and the citizens of, and expatriates in, Kuwait, expressing best wishes for all.

Ramadan in Kuwait

In 2012, the holy month of Ramadan is expected to start on Friday, 20 July and to end around 28 days later (precise timings will depend on sighting of the new moon).

Ramadan is an important time…

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