Saudi Arabia's Royal Court, based on the report of the Supreme Court, said on Saturday that Sunday (May 1) will be the last day of the holy month of Ramadan and Monday (May 2) will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.
In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the Royal Court said: "The Supreme court said that following reports received from courts based on testimonies of those who are experts in the field that the moon of Shawal was not seen. Therefore, it has been decided that Sunday 30/9/1443AH, according to Umm Al-Qura calendar, corresponding to May 1 is the last day of the holy month of Ramadan and that Monday 1/10/1443AH, according to Umm Al-Qura calendar, corresponding to May 2 is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr."
The Supreme Court congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince, all citizens, residents, and Muslims on the advent of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr.
Earlier, the crescent of the month of Shawwal could not be sighted from the Tamir observatory or from the observatory of Majmaah University in Hautat Sudair on Saturday.