Sighting of moon on Feb 1


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 25 Jan 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: The date for sighting the new moon for Zulhij-jah has been set for Feb 1, the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal said in a statement yesterday. 

He said the date was stated by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamal-ullail after agreement by the Rulers. 

According to the statement, the Rulers’ Council had also agreed to fix the date for Hari Raya Aidiladha based on the Rukyah and Hisab. 

The Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal will announce over radio and television the date for Hari Raya Aidiladha on the night of Feb 1.  

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