Reliability of the Umm al-Quraa calendar


Question: Some people have doubts in the [Umma al-Quraa] calendar, and say it has additions, and others say it is incomplete; we want your guidance [on this matter]?

Response: Do not pay [any] attention to the speech of these [people]; [their speech] is nothing but conjecture of the unseen, while [in reality] they do not know. The Umm al-Quraa calendar has been authorised, and is in general use in [all] the masaajid and the Government offices. It has been authorised by the Government, so the calendar is a [well] regarded and should be relied upon.

Translation originally published on 27 February, 2016

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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