Ramadan is an obligatory fasting on adult Muslims for a whole one month, prohibiting them from eating and physical relation with spouses, from before Sun rises to the Sunset.
The expected Ramadan starting dates in major Muslim countries including Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Dubai are as follow:
Ramadan 2013 starting date in Pakistan
According to meteorological experts, in Pakistan Ramadan 2013 is expected to start on 9th or 10 July 2013 as local authorities to sight moon on July 8.
Ramadan 2013 starting date in Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia, which has the two holiest places for Muslims, Ramadan 2013 is likely to start from 9th or 10 July 2013 with moon sighting will be done on July 8.
Ramadan 2013 starting date in Dubai
The 1st day of Ramadan, according to Islamic lunar calendar, is likely to occur on Tuesday, 9 July 2013 in Dubai.
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