Crescent of Shawwal not been sighted in Jordan, Eid to begin on Wednesday


Published: 2019-06-03 20:23

Last Updated: 2024-07-13 20:40


The Grand Mufti of Jordan, Mohammad Khalaileh stated that the sighting of the new crescent Moon of Shawwal in Jordan was not confirmed, confirming that Tuesday, June 4, 2019, will mark the 30th and final day of Ramadan.

Since the crescent Moon of Shawwal, which is the 10th month of the lunar calendar, was not visible, Eid Al Fitr will begin on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

According to a communiqué issued by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, all ministries and public departments will be on holiday from Tuesday, June 4, to Friday, June 7.

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