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Eid 2015: Moon sighting committees in UAE, KSA meet today

ABU DHABI: Minister of Justice Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi is to chair a moon-sighting committee he set up to confirm the start of the month of Shawwal after fasting for 29 days of Ramadan.

The Committee is to convene after Maghreb prayer today on 29th of Ramadan at the Judiciary Department in Abu Dhabi.

Also read: Eid al-Fitr 2015: Moon sighting in USA

The Supreme Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia will also meet today to witness the Ramadan crescent.

Supreme Court of KSA has asked locals to contact local authorities if they get any evidences regarding crescent watching.

Muslims in the Middle East, Europe and the US will be anxiously waiting for the announcement of Eid Al Fitr as majority in Western countries follow Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Hijri calendar.

Also read: Eid al-Fitr 2015: Moon sighting in UK, EU