Times of Oman
Date for Eid Al Adha announced in Oman
August 22, 2017 | 9:55 PM
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Muscat: In a statement the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs has announced that Wednesday, 23 August 2017, will be the first day of Dhul Hijja, 1438 AH.

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Accordingly, Arafa Day which is 9th Dhul Hijja, 1438 AH shall be on Thursday, 31 August, 2017. Therefore, Friday, 10th Dhul Hijja, 1438 AH — corresponding to 1 September, 2017 — shall be the first day of Eid Al Adha.

On this occasion, the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs extended their sincere greetings and wishes to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, wishing the return of this occasion on His Majesty the Sultan with good health and wellbeing and on Oman and all Muslim countries with progress and prosperity.


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