Saudi Supreme Court announces Wednesday as first day of Zul Hijjah

The Saudi Supreme Court announced in a statement here on Tuesday night that Wednesday will be the first day of the month of Zul Hijjah.

Accordingly, the attendance at the Mount of Arafat, the peak and main pillar of Hajj ritual, falls on Thursday the 9th day of Zul Hijjah, corresponding to 31st August and Eid Al Adha will fall the next day following Arafat Day corresponding to September 1.

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