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Muslims across the world will know when Muharram 2021 , the principal month of the Islamic schedule, will start as moon locating boards in the UAE and Saudi Arabia will meet on Sunday to locate the bow. Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and the president general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has requested Muslims to pay special mind to the new moon from Muharram on Sunday. Abubakar gave the mandate on Saturday, as indicated by a Guardian report.

“Muslims are, thusly, mentioned to begin paying special mind to the new moon on Sunday and report its locating to the closest District or Village Head for forward correspondence to the Sultan,” he said.

Muharram date is likely to be decided today.(Reuters File Photo)

Experts in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and different areas in the Middle East will choose the date for Muharram.

Khaleej Times announced refering to the Astronomy Center that the moon is probably not going to be located on Sunday and in this way, the first of Muharram will fall on Tuesday across most Islamic nations. The Islamic new year will likewise start on August 10 in the UAE, Khaleej Times said refering to Dubai’s Islamic issues and altruistic exercises office schedule.

Last week, the UAE’s service of HR and Emiratisation reported that the Hijri New Year occasion for the year 1443 would be set apart by the general population and private areas on Thursday, August 12, this year.

Muharram 2021 is the principal month in the Islamic schedule and is one of the four hallowed months referenced in the Quran, alongside the seventh month of Rajab, and the 11th and twelfth long stretches of Dhul-Qadah and Dhul-Hijjah, individually. The Islamic New Year depends on the lunar framework dissimilar to the Gregorian New Year, which depends on the close planetary system. Islamic Hijri months additionally have either 29 or 30 days.


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