By Tunde Oyekola
The 2018 Ramadan fast will commence World wide on Thursday May 17, Saudi Supreme Court has said.
The Saudi Supreme Court announced on Tuesday, May 15 that the Ramadan crescent has NOT been sighted.
“Therefore, the month of Sha’ban will conclude on Wednesday, May 16 (complete 30 days), and the first day & fast of Ramadan will be on May 17 (Thursday).”
The announcement said that Taraweeh Salat shall begin in Masjid Al Haram & Masjid Al Nabawi tomorrow night on the first evening of Ramadan, corresponding to Wednesday, 16 May 2018.