Holiday coming for the Prophet’s birthday

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The UAE is set to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on November 9, according to renowned astronomer.

The new moon of the lunar month Rabi Ul Awwal will be dated next Monday, October 28, 7:38am UAE time, according to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, member of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy.

“As such, Tuesday, October 29, will be the first month of Rabi Ul Awwal 1441 for migration.”

“Saturday, November 9, 2019 shall then be the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as per astronomical calculations.”

Moreover, the UAE’s Federal Authority for Government Human Resources revised, on September 8, the list of Holidays for 2019.

Lastly, “A holiday for the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has been announced. It will be observed on the 12th of Rabi Ul Awwal, 1441.”