Ramadan moon-sighting panel meets on Monday

Dr. Hadef bin Jowan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice, has issued a decision setting up the moon-sighting committee for the holy month of Ramadan in Hijri 1434, corresponding to 2013.

The committee, chaired by the Minister of Justice, includes Sultan Saeed Al Badi, the Under-Secretary of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, along with a number of officials.

The decision called on all the Sharia Courts nationwide to detect the crescent moon and inform the committee.

The committee will hold the meeting after maghreb prayer on Monday, 29th of Sha'aban, Hijri 1434, corresponding to July 8, 2013, at the Judiciary Department in Abu Dhabi.


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