Ramadan 2022: UAE moon-sighting committee meets today

All Sharia courts in the country will provide the committee with any evidence of the sighting of the crescent

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Published: Thu 31 Mar 2022, 12:21 PM

Last updated: Fri 1 Apr 2022, 11:06 AM

The UAE moon-sighting committee will meet on Friday, April 1, (29th Sha'ban), after the Maghreb prayer at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to indicate the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

The committee will hold a meeting under the chairmanship of Abdullah Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, Minister of Justice, along with a number of senior officials.

The Shariah courts nationwide will follow up and inform the committee of any sightings, while the Lunar Calendar Committee at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department will continue collecting evidence and informing the moon-sighting committee with the findings.


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