Ramzan 2018: Saudi Arabia Shahi Imam announces start of Ramadan from Thursday

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US President Donald Trump who called for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" wished Muslims a happy Ramadan on Tuesday in the wake of the "blessed month" starting this week. "Therefore we are announcing the Ramadan will start on the 17 of May, Thursday".

"The conduct of our operations is to protect our communities and our people that is why we can not halt [our operations]", Arevalo said.

Ramdan will also start in the Middle East on May 17.

President George Weah has extended heartfelt greetings to all Muslim across Liberia and the entire Islamic Community as they embark on the annual religious journey of the Holy Month of Ramadan, an Executive Mansion release said yesterday.

Saudi Arabia said that the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

Southeast Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and others will be sighted today corresponding to 29th of Shaban in the region.

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Muslims, who observe the fast, are expected to refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids, smoking, and engaging in sexual relations. If the moon is sighted on 29th, the new month begins the next day.

"In recognition of this, every year, many of our embassies and consulates around the world host Ramadan activities bringing together Muslims and people of other faiths, who are committed to our shared goal of fostering peace, stability, and prosperity".

Be sure to wish your Muslim neighbors Ramadan Mubarak!

Back in March, Ibrahim Al Jarwan of the Sharjah Centre for Space and Astronomy said we could expect the fasting period to last 13 hours and 25 minutes at the beginning of the Holy Month.

In Trinidad and Tobago, the period of Ramadan began on Wednesday, May 16 and continues until June 15 with the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr.

For the facility of the people fasting during the holy month, the UAE government has reduced working hours for the public and private sectors.

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