Jordan's Grand Mufti announces Eid Al Adha holiday

Jordan

Published: 2017-08-22 17:27

Last Updated: 2017-08-22 19:42


Dhu Al Hijjah, the final month in the Islamic calendar, starts tomorrow.
Dhu Al Hijjah, the final month in the Islamic calendar, starts tomorrow.
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The Kingdom’s Grand Mufti, Mohammad Al Khalalyeh, announced that Yawm Arafa will be on Thursday, the 31st of August next week, and Eid Al Adha will start on Friday.

The Eid holiday will start on Yawm Arafa, next Thursday, and last 5 days.

The Mufti announced that the Islamic month of Dhu Al Hijjah of the year 1438 will begin tomorrow.

Dhu Al Hijjah is considered in Islamic traditions to be a sacred month, with Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, and Eid Al Adha taking place in it.