Local
Business
Sports
Leisure
BM
Kadazan Dusun
EDUCATION
ECO
Archives
Latest News
 
Nst-studio
Biggest ever Sabah contingent for Sukma |  Straight fight for Safa presidency |  Man sought for spearing wife |  Wildlife unit’s swift actions save jumbo |  Man tries political ties to get druggie sons off |  Stand-up comedian Harith Iskander to perform at SHAREDA Nite |  Bangkok-KK route will boost state's tourism |  KPJ Healthcare records RM44.6 mln Q2 net profit |  CIDB urges industry to adopt QLASSIC |  Polinta moguhud misokodung miampai Indonesia monoodo talun-alun tagazo |  Komulakan kusai natagak nokito poinhabu id tenggara Pulou Timbun Mata |  Podtuhudan potihombus Bangkok- Kota Kinabalu kopoinsavat kotombuhuzan |  25 pelajar Universiti Wuyi China sertai Kursus Kejuruteraan di UMS |  Cuba lepaskan anak ditahan AADK, ayah guna nama parti |  APMM Semporna rampas minyak petrol | 
 Local

Malaysian Muslims to begin fasting Thursday

16th May, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Muslims will begin Ramadan fasting on Thursday (May 17), the Keeper of the Rulers seal Datuk Seri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad announced Tuesday.

He said the date for the Ramadan fasting to begin followed a decree by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong after receiving the consent of the Malay rulers.

Prior to this, Syed Danial in statement had said the date for sighting of the new moon to determine the start of Ramadan for Muslims in Malaysia had been set for Tuesday (May 15), 29 Syaaban 1439 Hijrah in the Islamic calendar.

The sighting of the new moon was carried out at 29 locations throughout the country.

The Conference of Malay Rulers had agreed that determining the start of Ramadan be based on the rukyah and hisab methods. – Bernama

   
Email Print
   
 
 
E-browse