UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Ramadan

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Ramadan

The decision called on all the Sharia Courts nationwide to detect the crescent moon and inform the committee.



By (Wam)

Published: Sun 14 Jun 2015, 4:34 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:16 PM

Abu Dhabi - Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi, Minister of Justice, has issued a decision to set up the Moon-sighting committee for the Holy Month of Ramadan in Hijri 1436, corresponding to 2015.

The committee, chaired by the Minister of Justice, includes Sultan Saeed Al Badi, the Under-Secretary of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, along with a number of officials.

The decision called on all the Sharia Courts nationwide to detect the crescent moon and inform the committee.

The committee will hold a meeting after Maghrib Prayer on Tuesday, 29th of Shaaban, Hijri 1436, corresponding to June 16, 2015, at the Judiciary Department in Abu Dhabi.


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