Dubai: Eid Al Adha will start from December 30, WAM reported. According to a statement issued by the Supreme Judicial Council in Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday night, the Arafah day will fall on Friday, December 29.
According the statement, the Islamic month of Dhu Al Hijja began on Thursday, December 21. Today is the second day of Dhu Al Hijja.

Meanwhile, the UAE's official Haj mission arrived in Jeddah to a warm welcome from UAE Embassy officials, WAM reported. About 1,500 pilgrims from the UAE have already arrived in Madinah, and more will arrive shortly.