Monday, August 9, is the last day of the month of Zul Hijjah.
The crescent of the new Islamic month was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening, observers in the Kingdom have said.
Therefore, Monday, August 9, is the last day of the month of Zul Hijjah.
Muharram 1 of the new Islamic year 1443 will begin on Tuesday, August 10.
The Moon was NOT sighted on Sunday Evening.
Therefore Tuesday will be the beginning of the new year 1443.
1st Muharram 1443 will correspond with Tuesday 10th August 2021
Note: Monday 9th August 2021 is the 1st Muharram 1433 according to the Ummul Qura Calendar pic.twitter.com/Cd9fPaU9d3
— (@HaramainInfo) August 9, 2021
The UAE will mark the Islamic New Year holiday on Thursday, August 12, in line with directives by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE), making the next weekend a three-day break.
<!–Article Script start