Doha, August 17 (QNA) – The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Religious Affairs on Friday announced that tomorrow, Saturday , will be a complement for the holy month of Ramadan and that next Sunday is the beginning of Shawwall , the tenth month of the Islamic Calendar and the first day of Eid Al Fitr, or Lesser Bairam.
This came in a statement the said committee released Friday evening following its meeting held at the ministry headquarters.
The crescent sighting Committee, while announcing this is asking Allah the Almighty to accept our fasting and prayers in hope of reward, and benefit of our acts .
The aforesaid Committee siezes this opportunity to convey to HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and HH the Heir Apparent, the wise government, the Qatari people and all Muslims deepest congratulations and blessings, praying to Aallah the Almighty to recur this opportunity to all good and blessing.
The said committee met under the chairmanship of reverend Sheikh Dr. Thaqeel Bin Sayer al–Shammari Chairman of the crescent sighting Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs. (Eqna)