Crescent Moon for Holy Month of Ramadan not spotted in Qatar

 25 May 2017 - 21:23

Crescent Moon for Holy Month of Ramadan not spotted in Qatar
Yemenis shop in a market in the old city of Yemeni capital Sanaa, as the faithful prepare for the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, on May 25, 2017. AFP / Mohammed Huwais

QNA

Doha: The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) announced it could not sight the crescent moon for the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday evening.

The Committee decided to meet on Friday, to spot the crescent moon.

The committee held its meeting this evening under the chairmanship of HE Dr. Thaqeel bin Sayer Al Shammari, the Committee said in a statement. (QNA)