Force date summary in Arabic to use Western Arabic Numerals

The current date summary in Arabic for Islamic Calendars uses only Eastern Arabic Numerals


This system is mainly adopted in the East of the Arab world and some African countries like Egypt, Sudan, plus slight variations in Afghanistan Pakistan and Iran…

But in the Maghreb region (North Africa: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania), the Western Arabic Numerals are the only form used to represent numbers.

Even some Gulf countries, and Egypt, Sudan and Pakistan started to increase the usage of the Western Arabic Numerals.

Morocco’s Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs