Start of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is considered as a holy month when the Quran was revealed for the first time. All Muslims around the world are obliged to fast from the dawn until sunset for the whole month of Ramadan. In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the start of Ramadan is observed as a public holiday.

Start of Ramadan 2014
When is the start of Ramadan 2014?
The Start of Ramadan 2014 falls on Saturday, 28 June 2014 in some countries/region and on Sunday, 29 June 2014 in some others. In UAE, the first of Ramadan may fall on Sunday, 29 June 2014.

Please note that the start of Ramadan date is usually an estimate. The start of Ramadan is determined through moon-sighting, and the exact date of the 1st of Ramadan in Gregorian calendar is usually announced one or two days before the date.

Start of Ramadan 2015
When is the start of Ramadan 2015?
The start of Ramadan 2015 falls on Thursday, 18 June 2015.

Start of Ramadan in UAE
Since the start of Ramadan is also the start of fasting month for Muslims, restaurants and cafes in UAE are closed during the day, but they may open longer at night.

During Ramadan, the employees’ working hours in the office and students’ studying hours at schools in UAE are usually reduced. The shortened working and studying hours is meant to lighten the burden of those who are fasting from dawn to sunset along Ramadan fasting month in UAE and Dubai.

Ramadan Mubarak !
Have a Blessed Ramadan 2014 !
May Your Prayer Be Answered on Ramadan 2014 !