Eid Al-Fitr on Fri­day

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KUWAIT CITY, June 14, (KUNA): Kuwait’s cres­cent sight­ing au­thor­ity an­nounced on Thurs­day that the first day of Eid Al-Fitr be­gins on Fri­day.

Speaking at a news con­fer­ence on Thurs­day, head of the au­thor­ity and chair­man of Supreme Ju­di­cial Coun­cil Judge Youssef Al-Mutawa said that the cres­cent

of Shawwal, the month that comes af­ter the Holy Month of Ra­madan, was ob­served Thurs­day.

He con­grat­u­lated His High­ness the Amir, His High­ness the Crown Prince, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter, the Kuwaitis and ex­pa­tri­ates as well as Arab and Mus­lim na­tions on this great oc­ca­sion, wish­ing the dear home­land fur­ther progress and pros­per­ity.

In a speech af­ter the con­fer­ence, Min­is­ter of Jus­tice and Min­is­ter of Awqaf and Is­lamic Af­fairs Fa­had AlA­fasi also con­grat­u­lated His High­ness the Amir, His High­ness the Crown Prince, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter, the Kuwaiti peo­ple and ex­pa­tri­ates on the Eid.

Mean­while, Saudi Ara­bia, Qatar, Iraq, Bahrain and Jor­dan also de­clared that Eid Al-Fitr be­gins in their coun­tries on Fri­day.

Mean­while, His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber AlSabah on Thurs­day ex­changed ca­bles of con­grat­u­la­tions with lead­ers and kings of Arab and Is­lamic states on ad­vent of Eid Al-Fitr.

His High­ness the Amir ad­dressed heart­felt greet­ings to the lead­ers hop-

ing for pros­per­ity, se­cu­rity and sta­bil­ity for the Arab and Mus­lim na­tions.

His High­ness the Amir on Thurs­day re­ceived a cable of con­grat­u­la­tions from His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber AlSabah on ad­vent of Eid Al-Fitr.

His High­ness the Amir also re­ceived ca­bles of con­grat­u­la­tions on ad­vent of Eid Al-Fitr from the Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Ali Al-Ghanim, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, His High­ness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, the Na­tional Guard Chief, His High­ness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mo­hammed Al-Ah­mad Al-Sabah, Yousef Al-Mutawa, Pres­i­dent of the Con­sti­tu­tional Court and First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of De­fense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Sabah, wish­ing him good health and Kuwaitis glory, progress and pros­per­ity un­der the lead­er­ship of His High­ness the Amir. On his part, His High­ness the Amir replied in ca­bles, thank­ing them for their kind feel­ings and wish­ing ev­ery­one in Kuwait and the Arab and Mus­lim na­tions a happy Eid.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) ex­tends greet­ings to His High­ness the Amir, His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad AlJaber Al-Sabah and His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, cit­i­zens and res­i­dents on ad­vent of Eid Al-Fitr.

The na­tional news agency wishes the happy Eid may re­cur amid pros­per­ity and heav­enly bless­ings for the Arab and Mus­lim na­tions.

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