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Ramadan: Oman's moon sighting main committee set to meet
June 1, 2016 | 12:58 PM
by Fahad Al Ghadani / [email protected]
Oman's Moon Sighting Main Committee, led by Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Salmi, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, will meet on Sunday evening.
 
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Muscat: With Ramadan almost here, Oman's Moon Sighting Main Committee, led by Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Salmi, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, will meet on Sunday evening.



Members of the committee include His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalili, Grand Mufti of the Sultanate, Sayyid Harbi bin Hamad bin Saud, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, Eng. Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Siyabi, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court, Sheikh Ahmed Al Khatib, Judge of the Supreme Court in Salalah.

The reports of the Astronomical Affairs at the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs point out that the calculations on the sighting of moon for the Holy Month of Ramadan 1437 AH show that the moon may be sighted in all the governorates on Monday as Ramadan is expected to start on Tuesday.

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