The Crescent Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf (Endowment) and Islamic Affairs has announced that Saturday, May 23 will be the last day of Ramadan and that the first day of the blessed Eid al-Fitr will be Sunday.
This came in a statement released by the committee headed by its chairman Sheikh Dr Thaqil al-Shammari following a meeting yesterday at the headquarters of Ministry of Awqaf.
The committee said it held its meeting yesterday evening, Ramadan 29, 1441 AH, corresponding to May 22, 2020 to record the testimony of sighting the crescent of Shawwal month. Since the crescent sighting was not confirmed last night today will be the last day of Ramadan and tomorrow will be the first day of Eid.
The committee extended greetings on the occasion of advent of Eid al-Fitr to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, as well as the honourable government, the people of Qatar and all Muslims.
"We ask Almighty Allah to return this occasion to everyone with good and blessing".