The Prophet’s birthday is Sunday, October 9.

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced that the first day of the month of Rabi’ al-Awwal for the year 1444 AH will be the day after tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28, 2022, and that the anniversary of the Prophet’s birthday will be Sunday, October 9. of 2022.

The ministry stated in a statement that it observed the crescent of the month of Rabi` al-Awwal for the year 1444 AH after sunset on Monday, Safar 29, 1444 AH corresponding to September 26, 2022 AD, and it was confirmed that his sighting was unproven.

Below is the text of the statement:

“The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs informs the citizens that it observed the crescent of the month of Rabi’ al-Awwal for the year 1444 AH, after sunset on Monday 29 Safar 1444 AH corresponding to September 26, 2022 AD.

He contacted all the Islamic affairs delegates in the Kingdom and the Royal Armed Forces units that help monitor the crescent, and they all assured him that his sighting had not been proven.

Consequently, the month of Safar will have completed thirty days, and the first day of the month of Rabi’ al-Awwal will be Wednesday, September 28, 2022 AD, and the Prophet’s birthday is on Sunday the 12th of Rabi’ al-Awwal of 1444 AH corresponding to October 9, 2022 AD