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Saudi Arabia to Issue Tourist Visas in 2018

Saudi Arabia to Issue Tourist Visas in 2018


Sumera Saeed | December 22, 2017 | category: News

Saudi Arabia to Issue Tourist Visas in 2018. Yes, you heard the right. Saudi Arabia will start issuing tourist visas in 2018. According to sources the Saudi Arabia will start issuing tourist visas in the first quarter of 2018.

Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz said that government has consented to the launch of electronic visas next year to all nations. He add that they are setting up the regulations regarding the tourist visas and who is eligible and how to obtain.

The main aim to introduce the tourist visas is just to promote the tourism sector of Saudi Arabia.  Currently, millions of Muslims travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj and Umrah. But now Saudi Arabia, which is also offering tourist visas for a limited number of countries under strict regulation, will start offering to other countries as well.

Prince Sultan said the cost of the new tourist visa had not yet been settled, but it be as low as possible.

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Ramadan 2017 Likely To Start On May 27


Sumera Saeed | May 9, 2017 | category: News

The Holy Month of Ramadan 2017 1438 Hijri is likely to begin on 27th May 2017 and is expected to end on 25th June. Fasting is believed to be one of the most significant pillars of Islam that heartens the Muslims to search for blessings of Almighty Allah.

The Ramadan ends when the first crescent of the new moon of Shawal is sighted again to celebrate Eid ul Fitr. Ramadan Calendar 2017 timings is available on this page with Ramadan Sehr o Iftar timetable.

You can below watch the Ramadan 2017 calendar, Time tale and complete schedule.

Ramadan Weekday Date Sehar Time Iftar Time
1 Saturday 5/27/17 4:17 am 7:16 pm
2 Sunday 5/28/17 4:16am 7:16 pm
3 Monday 5/29/17 4:16 am 7:17 pm
4 Tuesday 5/30/17 4:15 am 7:17 pm
5 Wednesday 5/31/17 4:15 am 7:18 pm
6 Thursday 6/1/17 4:15 am 7:18 pm
7 Friday 6/2/17 4:14 am 7:19 pm
8 Saturday 6/3/17 4:14 am 7:19 pm
9 Sunday 6/4/17 4:14 am 7:19 pm
10 Monday 6/5/17 4:14 am 7:20 pm
11 Tuesday 6/6/17 4:14 am 7:20 pm
12 Wednesday 6/7/17 4:13am 7:21 pm
13 Thursday 6/8/17 4:134am 7:21 pm
14 Friday 6/9/17 4:13 am 7:22 pm
15 Saturday 6/10/17 4:13 am 7:22 pm
16 Sunday 6/11/17 4:13 am 7:22 pm
17 Monday 6/12/17 4:13 am 7:23 pm
18 Tuesday 6/13/17 4:13 am 7:23 pm
19 Wednesday 6/14/17 4:13 am 7:23 pm
20 Thursday 6/15/17 4:13 am 7:24 pm
21 Friday 6/16/17 4:13 am 7:24 pm
22 Saturday 6/17/17 4:13 am 7:24 pm
23 Sunday 6/18/17 4:13am 7:24 pm
24 Monday 6/19/17 4:14 am 7:25 pm
25 Tuesday 6/20/17 4:14 am 7:25 pm
26 Wednesday 6/21/17 4:14 am 7:25 pm
27 Thursday 6/22/17 4:14 am 7:25 pm
28 Friday 6/23/17 4:14 am 7:26 pm
29 Saturday 6/24/17 4:15 am 7:26 pm
30 Sunday 6/25/17 4:15 am 7:26 pm

The Eid ul Fitr 2017 is likely to be celebrated on 26th June 2017 in Pakistan.

For further information stay tuned.



Public Holiday on 23rd March 2017


Sumera Saeed | March 21, 2017 | category: News

Public Holiday on 23rd March 2017

The Pakistan Day will be celebrated with the national holiday in Pakistan on 23rd March 2017. In this regard Government of Pakistan has officially declared Public Holiday on 23rd March 2017 in the country.

As per official statement all the Government and Semi-Government departments will remain close on 23rd March 2017. The Banks, Stock Exchanges are also observe holiday.

Pakistan Day, also known as Pakistan Resolution Day, also Republic Day has been observed in the country with great zeal and on 23rd March there remain a national public holiday in Pakistan to commemorate the Lahore Resolution. The Lahore resolution constituted on23rd   March 1940 aiming to contest for an isolated country for the Muslims of sub-continent. Before Lahore Resolution, there was no idea and concept of a separate state.

On 23rd March parade by the armed forces is a common celebration for the event. Preparations for the Pakistan Day parade are already in the full swing. After the consecutive gap of seven years, this will be the second Parade of Pakistan Day. This year the day will be celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm.

Public Holiday on 23rd March 2017

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Muharram Moon 2016 Sighted in Pakistan: 1st Muharram And Islamic New Year Starts on 2nd October

Muharram Moon 2016 Sighted in Pakistan: 1st Muharram And Islamic New Year Starts on 2nd October


Sumera Saeed | October 2, 2016 | category: Muharram 2016 in Pakistan

Muharram Moon 2016 Sighted in Pakistan: 1st Muharram And Islamic New Year Starts on 2nd October

Muharram Moon 2016 is sighted in Pakistan on 2nd October, 2016 and the 1st Muharram will be on 2nd October.

On 9th and 10th Muharram 2016 in Pakistan are followed by the public holidays. The Ruat-e- Hilal committee has declares that  the Muharram 2016 moon is sighted in Pakistan on,the holidays of  9th and 10th Muharram/Ashura will be on 11th and 12th of October .

Muslims start their new Islamic year with sacred month Muharram that is first month of Islamic calendar. Muharram means “forbidden” and is very saddest month for Muslims as Hazrat Imam Hassan (R.A) and Hazrat Hussain (R.A) Are murdered by Yazid . The generation of Yazid termed as “shia’s” mourns throughout this month especially on 9th and 10th of Muharram.

Happy new Islamic year to all the Respectable Readers, May this New Islamic Year bring lots of happiness and Prosperity in Your Lives.(Ameen)

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will see Muharram 2016 Moon on October 1 in Pakistan

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will see Muharram 2016 Moon on October 1 in Pakistan


Sumera Saeed | September 30, 2016 | category: Muharram 2016 in Pakistan

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will see Muharram 2016 Moon on October 1 in Pakistan

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is all set to see the Muharram 2016 Moon, 1438 Hijri, on 1st October in Pakistan, informed by Chief Administrator of Sindh Auqaf Department.
The committee’s members will gather for the Muharram 2016 Moon in Pakistan at Meteorological Department’s office on the University Road in Karachi.
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and the new Islamic year for Muslims. Muharram is also a time of remembrance or mourning at the sacrifices of Hussein ibn Ali on the Day of Ashura.
At Ashura various religious activities will be carried out such as spiritual singing and the recitation of Koranic verses. Since special prayers and addresses are piloted in public halls and mosques at night.

Muharram Moon 2016 Sighted in Pakistan: 1st Muharram And Islamic New Year Starts on 2nd October
There will be  2 Public holidays at Ashura/Muharram.
If the Muharram Moon is not sighted on 1st October then the 1st Muharram 2016 will begin in Pakistan on 2nd October and 3rd October Monday will be the day of 1st Muharram.

Muharram 2016 in Pakistan To Begin on 1st October

Muharram 2016 in Pakistan To Begin on 1st October


Sumera Saeed | September 26, 2016 | category: Muharram 2016 in Pakistan

Muharram 2016 in Pakistan To Begin on 1st October

The 1st Muharram to be on 2nd October 2016 in Pakistan and Ashura will be 11th October 2016. At Ashura various religious activities will be carried out such as spiritual singing and the recitation of Koranic verses. Since special prayers and addresses are piloted in public halls and mosques at night.

There will be  2 Public holidays at Ashura/Muharram.

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and also referred as Al-Hijra. The Islamic calendar is based on Lunar movement. According to the Islamic calendar the Muharram will begin in Pakistan on 1st October 2016 and will end on 31st October 2016.

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will see Muharram 2016 Moon on October 1 in Pakistan

The Muharram is a sacred month for Muslims, they do keep fast on the 9th and 10th of Muharram.

The beginning of Muharram is also the beginning of the Islamic New Year for the Muslims.

Muharram Moon 2016 Sighted in Pakistan: 1st Muharram And Islamic New Year Starts on 2nd October