Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship as the moon-sighting committee will virtually meet on Thursday.
It is a time muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. The fast (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset
The moon- sighting committee will meet on thursday after Maghreb prayer under the chairmanship of Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, the Minister of Justice.
The Shariah courts across the country will follow up and inform the committee of any sightings, while the Lunar Calendar Committee at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department will continue collecting evidence and informing the Moon-Sighting Committee with the findings.
On Tuesday, the supreme court in Saudi Arabia too, called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom to sight the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday evening. It will likely to begin on April 23, subject to the sighting of the moon.
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