KUWAIT CITY, May 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s crescent sighting authority announced on Tuesday that the crescent moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan did not appear this night.
The authority added that the last day of Shaban will end tomorrow (Wednesday), and as a result the Holy Month of Ramadan, 1439 lunar Hijri calendar, will begin on Thursday.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated the people of Kuwait on the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan, said the Amiri Diwan Tuesday.
The Amiri Diwan added that His Highness the Amir, along with His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Al-Sabah family, will hold a reception for Ramadan well-wishers from the army, the police, Kuwait National Guard (KNG), Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) and diplomats on the first two days of the Holy Month at Bayan Palace.
The Amiri Diwan extended wishes of prosperity for the leadership and people of Kuwait, wishing for many happy returns of this joyous occasion