The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has commenced this year’s Ramadan, official statement from the kingdom says.
According to a statement emanated from the official Twitter page of the kindom’s twin holy mosques (Mekkah and Medinah) this evening, the moon has been sighted and Ramadan commences tonight.
“The moon has been sighted in Tumair, Saudi Arabia. #Ramadan 1442 will begin tonight” The tweet reads.
Sighting of moon indicates the commencement of fasting period by Islamic traditions.