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Fasting in a different city.


Selaame aleekom,

My husband lives in Holland and went to work in Australia for a whole month. Ramadan started two weeks after his stay there. Should he fast during the rest of his stay or not?


Wa Alaykumussalam

Thank you for your question

If your husband intended to stay in Australia for more than 10 days and then travelled then he must fast for the whole month of Ramadhan. As you said, after two weeks of his arrival in Australia, the month of Ramadhan started, he must be performing all the fasts of the month of Ramadhan(29 or 30 days) accordingly.

Please visit the following link regarding the “laws of fasting for a traveler” according to Ayatullah al-Udhma Sayyid Ali Sistany:

May Allah(swt) grant you success


Syed Haider