Tomorrow (Monday) the first of the month of Rajab will be the birthday of a large number of male and female citizens.
This date coincides every year with the birthday of a large segment of Saudi men and women, and it is the day that the date of birth field is adorned for nearly half of the national identities of Saudi men and women.
The story of Ragab’s choice
7/1 was designated as a default date for citizens who did not know their date of birth, or did not possess birth certificates proving a specific date of birth, as most of them remembered the year without the month, so the civil status, with the beginning of the issuance of the national identity for Saudis in that period, recorded the middle of the Hijri year as a date Most Saudis have unknown birth dates.--
Issuance of a supreme order-
And the Civil Affairs discussed how to deal with this phenomenon, due to the importance of writing the date accurately because it is related to a number of services, including retirement, as a supreme order was issued in this regard to prove the date of birth of all citizens who do not know the date of the correct day and month of their birth in the middle of the Hijri year, which falls on the first of Rajab of the same year that The person was born in it.
At the present time, and with the administrative and technical development, birth registration is done by the hour and minute, in addition to the day and month, and there is no longer a problem in knowing the important dates in the lives of male and female citizens.