Egypt, Lebanon announce Ramadan to start Tuesday
Manila Bulletin|April 13, 2021
CAIRO (AFP) -The Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Tuesday April 13 in Egypt and Lebanon, religious authorities in the two countries announced Sunday.

“April 13 will be the first day of Ramadan,” said Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta, the institution that issues religious edicts in the Arab world’s most populous country.

In Lebanon, top Sunni Muslim cleric Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdellatif Deryan also confirmed the holy month would begin on Tuesday.

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