Any Muslim visitor to Morocco will be well aware of Ramadan and the effects that it has on Muslims, but those effects are likely to be felt by all visitors regardless of their religion. This is accentuated when Ramadan occurs in a hot month, which it does in at the moment.
Rabat – The Ministry of Islamic Affairs announced Saturday, April 25 as the first day of Ramadan in Morocco . The ministry’s experts observed the skies today, looking for the crescent moon that would signal the start of the holy month.
Speaking about my culture, even if moroccans are muslims, some of them do drink alcohol during the whole year but during Ramdan they abstain from drinking alcohol for 40 days ( 10 days before plus the holy month of Ramadan ). This conduct has nothing to do with religion as alcohol is forbidden for muslims.
If you want to wish your Muslim friends a happy Ramadan , you’re welcome to just say , “ Happy Ramadan !” or if you want to show them you made an effort to learn more about their religion, the standard greetings are “ Ramadan Kareem” (which means “have a generous Ramadan ) or “ Ramadan Mubarak” (which means “have a blessed
Yes, you can hug and kiss your partner during Ramadan . Since Muslims are normally allowed to hug, kiss , and have sex, they can continue doing so when the fast is over for the day. Islam doesn’t approve of extra-marital sexual relationships, but if you normally do that anyway you are expected to abstain during Ramadan .
During Ramadan , Muslims abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, and engaging in any sexual activity, from dawn to sunset. That includes taking medication (even if you swallow a pill dry, without drinking any water).
Kazi Inform reported earlier this month that the holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on April 25, 2020 .
When Is Ramadan? Ramadan 2020 is expected to begin in the evening of Thursday, April 23, 2020 , and will end in the evening of Saturday, May 23, 2020 . The final evening of Ramadan consists of a celebration called Eid al-Fitr , when the traditional month-long fast is ended with a feast.
Morocco, 7th richest country in Africa Morocco holds a total wealth of $122 billion. The top three are South Africa , holding $722 billion; Egypt , holding $330 billion; and Nigeria , with a total wealth of $253 billion dollars.
In fact, many things in Morocco are more expensive than in Europe, like cars, electronics and alcohol. Morocco is a country with a big wealth gap. There are a lot of rich people and a lot of poor people. Therefore, luxury items and imported goods are significantly more expensive than in Europe.
Moroccan law prohibits smoking in most public buildings. At your accommodation, there will usually be an area (e.g. roof terrace) where smoking is permitted. You may wish to buy duty free spirits on your way into the country to drink in your accommodation.
You can exchange Ramadan greetings by saying “ Ramadan Kareem,” which translates into “Have a generous Ramadan ,” or “ Ramadan Mubarak,” which roughly translates into “Happy Ramadan .” On the last day of Ramadan , which is Eid-al-fitr, the greeting changes to “Eid Mubarak.”
The greeting “ Ramadan Kareem” which translates as “Have a generous Ramadan ” can also be used during the fasting period. There are many other things that can be said to those observing Ramadan .
Eid Mubarak lakum wa-li-‘a’ilatakum!