No moon sighting for Eid on Saturday
Bahrain will celebrate Eid Al Fitr on Sunday as there was no evidence of moon sighting for Saturday.
Sunday will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in the Kingdom of Bahrain. In a statement issued today the Supreme Islamic Affairs Council announced that tomorrow (August 18) would be the 30th day of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The Moon-sighting Authority, which convened at headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Affairs Council, received no testimonies confirming the advent of Shawal Crescent.
The panel included Shaikh Ibrahim bin Abdullatif Al-Saad, Shaikh Adnan bin Abdulla Al-Qattan, Shaikh Rashid bin Hassan Al-bouainain and Dr. Ibrahim bin Rashid Al-Merrikhi.
The Supreme Islamic Affairs Council extended congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, Bahraini people and the Islamic World marking the advent of Eid Al-Fitr.
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