Al-Sistani’s office: Monday is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr

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Rudaw – Erbil 

The Office of the Supreme Reference, Ali al-Sistani, announced today, Saturday, (May 23, 2020) that tomorrow, Sunday, will be the supplement of Ramadan, so that Monday will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr. 

“The crescent of the month of Shawwal al-Mukarram was investigated after sunset on this Saturday, the holy month of Ramadan 2941 A.H., and the sighting of the crescent with the naked eye in Iraq and its vicinity has not been proven,” the office said in a statement, which got a copy of Rudaw Media Network. He was expected to see it very high and clear next night, but there is no indication that it will be for two nights. ”

He added, “I saluted that the fatwa of His Eminence, ‘His shadow,’ is that the beginning of the month in every region follows the possibility of seeing the crescent with the naked eye in that region or around it and it is not proven that he can see it with close-up tools or in other regions of the world, tomorrow tomorrow Sunday will be complementary to several The blessed month of Ramadan will be Monday, the day of Eid Al Fitr.


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