No Report Confirming Sight-seeing of Ramadan’s Crescent: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court Calls on Muslims to Sight Shawwal Crescent on Friday

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced on Sunday evening that it has received no report confirming the seeing of the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan.

“Following its announcement, requesting the public to sight-see the crescent of the month of Ramadhan of the Year 1442 H. at Sunday’s sunset,” the Supreme Court said in a statement.

“The Supreme Court held a meeting this evening of Sunday the 29th of the month of Shaaban, in accordance with Umm Al-Qura Calendar to sort out expected reports from witnesses, but it has received no report confirming the seeing of the crescent, tonight.”

Accordingly, the court will hold a session on the evening of tomorrow, Monday, to issue a decision in this regard, to determine the start of Ramadan, Muslims’ fasting month’.