April 12, 2021 government

Tuesday will be the first day of Ramadan

The first day of Ramadan will fall on April 13, Tuesday. The moon sighting committee in Saudi Arabia said that the crescent moon had not been sighted today hence Monday, April 12, will be the last and 30th day of Shaban 1442 Hijri which means, by default, the first day of Ramadan will be on Tuesday.

Sunday marks the 29th day of Shaban, the month before Ramadan according to the Islamic calendar. Ramadan lasts for one complete moon cycle, which is usually 29 or 30 days. The moon sighting determines the duration.


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