Thursday August 20, first day of Muharam 1442


ALGIERS- The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakfs announced on Wednesday that “Thursday August 19, 2020 will be the 1st Muharam of the year 1442 and Ashura (10 Muharam) will correspond to Saturday August 29, 2020”.

The ministry recalled “the tradition of the prophet PBUH to observe the fast on this day”.

On this occasion, the Ministry of Religious Affairs invited Muslims to pay zakat to the Zakat Fund, through its CCP wilaya accounts, in order to perpetuate the tradition of Prophet Mohamed PBUH.


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