1999 News Story

Holy month of Ramadan announced for Thursday

The Supreme Judicial Council has announced that the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan will be on Thursday, December 9, 1999. Since no report was received on a sighting of the crescent of the Holy Month of Ramadan on the evening of Tuesday, December 7, 1999, tomorrow, Wednesday December 8 will be the 30th day of the month of Shaban of the year 1420, and subsequently Thursday, December 9 will be the first day of Ramadan of the year 1420.