Dar al-Iftaa: The Day of ‘Arafat is on the 14th of October and the Feast of Sacrifice is on the 15th
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that Saturday 29 Dhul-Qi’da 1434 AH/ 5 October 2013 CE is the last day of the lunar month and that Sunday October 6th, 2013 CE is the first day of the month of Dhul-Hijja.
Based on this, Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah announced that Sunday October 6th 2013 CE is the first day of the month of Dhul-Hijja 1434 AH and Monday October 14th, 2013 CE is the 9th of Dhul-Hijja which is the day of Arafat. According to this calculation, Tuesday October 15th, 2013 CE is 10 Dhul-Hijja and the first day of the blessed Feast of Sacrifice.
On this occasion, we would like to extend our sincere congratulations to the people of Egypt, the leaders of Arab and Islamic countries, and to Muslims everywhere. We ask God to grant us all prosperity, benevolence, security, and peace for He is the best Master and Protector.