First day of Ramadhan announced in Oman

Muscat: The main committee for moon sighting of Ramadhan 1441 AH, which met on Thursday at the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs, has announced that the first day of the holy month of Ramadhan will be on Saturday, April 25, in the Sultanate.

The committee was chaired by Shaikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al Salmi, Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs.

The committee comprises His Eminence Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad al Khalili, Grand Mufti of the Sultanate, Sayyid Harib bin Hamad bin Saud, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs, Eng Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Hamad bin Salem al Rashedi, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court, Sheikh Abdul Jalil bin Mohammed bin Ahmed al Kamali, a judge at the Supreme Court, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Salem bin Dahman al Nahdi, a judge at the Court of Appeal.

The Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs calls upon citizens and residents for Ramadhan moon-sighting, with full adherence to the instructions issued by the Covid-19 Supreme Committee. –ONA


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