Riyadh: The month of Ramadan has been observed in Saudi Arabia, after which the first fast will be observed on Saturday, April 2 in the Gulf countries. In addition, Turkey, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, USA, Australia, Russia, New Zealand also observe the first fast on April 2.
On the other hand, the month of Ramadan has not been observed in Malaysia and Indonesia and the first fast in these countries will be on April 3.
The moon of Ramadan has appeared in the European country France. The Muslim community across the country will observe the first fast on Saturday, April 2. Due to a reduction in the corona virus, Taraweeh prayers will be held in French mosques this year after a two-year hiatus. It should be noted that the first fast will be observed on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and United Kingdom.
Most of the Arab, European, American and Canadian Muslims start the holy month with Saudi Arabia.
A global Ramadan fasting map released by the Abu Dhabi-based International Astronomy Centre showed the average fasting hours during Ramadan, which starts towards the end of June, are as long as 15 hours in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.
1st Ramadan in UAE & Saudi Arabia
The moon of Ramadan has appeared in Saudi Arabia. According to the Saudi Supreme Council, the month of Ramadan has been observed in the kingdom, due to which the first fast will be on Saturday. In addition, other Gulf countries, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will also have the first fast today. Today will also be the first fast in Europe and England. Remember that the meeting of Ruwit Hilal Committee in Pakistan will be held today. It is being speculated that the first fast in Pakistan may be on Sunday.