News Ramadan in UAE expected to kick off on April...

Ramadan in UAE expected to kick off on April 24

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Astronomically, Ramadan in the country will begin on April 24.

According to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, Member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, the crescent of Ramadan will be born on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:26am.

“At sunset of that day the crescent will be at a height of three degrees above the western horizon, and it will set 20 minutes after sunset,” Ibrahim told Arabic newspaper Emarat Al Youm.

Meanwhile, fasting hours will be less than 15 hours this 2020. The shortest fasting period is the first days of Ramadan which is 14 hours and 25 minutes. The longest fasting period will be 14 hours and 57 minutes which will fall on the last day of the holy month.

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