Ramadhan moon sighting

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THE Syariah Courts announced that by command of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the sighting of the new moon for Ramadhan 1437 Hijrah will be held on June 5, corresponding to 29th of Syaaban.

The sighting will be held at the DST Tower at the Tungku Link Highway and Bukit Agok in Jerudong for the Brunei-Muara District, Bukit Ambok in Tutong, and Bukit Lumut in Belait.

State broadcaster Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) reported the announcement last night. RTB said the first of Syaaban 1437 Hijrah fell on May 6 and Nisfu Syaaban for the year will fall on May 21.

The Brunei Times