Muscat, The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs

announced that Arafa Day, 9th Dhul Hijja 1439 AH will be on Monday,

August 20th 2018, according to Umm al-Qura Calendar.

Therefore, the first day of Eid Al Adha, 10th Dhul Hijja 1439 AH will

be on Tuesday, August 21st 2018. The date of today (Sunday) August

12th 2018 is 1st Dhul Hijja 1439 AH.

On this occasion, The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs extends

congratulations to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, praying to

Allah the Almighty to grant His Majesty good health and well-being,

and for the return of this occasion on His Majesty, Oman and the

Islamic nation with blessings and welfare.

Source: Oman News Agency