Dar al-Iftaa organizes an official celebration on the occasion of sighting the new crescent of Ramadan
Dar al-Iftaa organizes a public official celebration on Friday’s eve in the main celebration hall of Al-Azhar’s Conference Center, Nasr city, Cairo, on the occasion of sighting the new crescent of blessed Ramadan.
This celebration will be attended by Dr. Jalal al-Said –the governor of Cairo- on behalf of the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib –the grand sheikh of Azhar, the ministers of Justice and Religious Endowments, members of the Council of Senior Scholars and members of Islamic Research Assembly, the former grand mufti, the head of al-Ashraf [descendants of the Prophet], the head of the Supreme Council for Sufi Orders, considerable number of political and executive leaderships and ambassadors of Arab and Islamic countries.
Dr. Shawki Allam –the grand mufti of Egypt- emphasized that all preparations have been completed for sighting the new crescent of blessed Ramadan. He stressed Egypt’s complete adherence to the decisions of the Islamic Research Assembly and Jeddah conference that were acknowledged by the organization of Islamic conference regarding the Islamic legal sighting of the beginnings of Hijri months.