x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Committee formed for sighting crescent moon to end Ramadan

The committee will work with a verification body affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to follow the sighting of the moon in different regions of the emirate.

A committee has been formed to observe the crescent moon that marks the end of Ramadan, under a decree issued by Dr Hadef Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice.

Committee members will include officials from the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, judiciary officials, religious counsellors and members of the astronomical society.

The committee will work with a verification body affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to follow the sighting of the moon in different regions of the emirate.

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