Indonesia to celebrate Eid ul Fitr on Friday; shawwal moon sighted in UAE

The Shawwal moon has also been sighted in Jebel Hafeet and Al Ain in the UAE, according to International Astronomical Centre, the Abu Dhabi Media Network has reported.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 14 2018 7:03PM | Updated Date: Jun 14 2018 7:03PM
Indonesia to celebrate Eid ul Fitr on Friday; shawwal moon sighted in UAEFile Photo

Indonesia will celebrate Eid Al Fitr on Friday, June 15 as the moon sighting has been confirmed in Jakarta.

The Shawwal moon has also been sighted in Jebel Hafeet and Al Ain in the UAE, according to International Astronomical Centre, the Abu Dhabi Media Network has reported. 

However, the UAE’s moon sighting committee will officially make the announcement later this evening. 

The committee, formed under the directive of Sultan Bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice, convenes on Thursday - the 29th day of Ramadan. They will meet after Maghrib prayers at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Depart

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