Qatar astronomical society expects Eid to fall on June 5th
May 27 2019 07:54 PM
Eid Al Fitr
Eid Al Fitr

QNA/Doha

Qatar Astronomical Society expects that the first day of Eid al-Fitr to fall on Wednesday, June 5.
Qatar depends on the Eid announcement from the Crescent Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.
Dr Khaled bin Abdulla Turki al-Subaey, head of Qatar Astronomical Society, said in statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that the crescent will be absent in Doha only three minutes after sunset, and the maximum time the moon will remain in the Arab world will be in Rabat, where it will be absent after sunset by only 12 minutes.
He added that according to astronomy, Tuesday, June 4 will be the last day of Ramadan for all countries that require crescent moon sighting and the month of Shawwal will begin on Wednesday, June 5.

Last updated: May 27 2019 11:50 PM


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