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Muslims in Malaysia begin Ramadan fast Thursday


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015

An officer of Federal Territories Mufti Office authority looks through a telescope as he performs "rukyah", the sighting of the new moon for Ramadan.

An officer of Federal Territories Mufti Office authority looks through a telescope as he performs "rukyah", the sighting of the new moon for Ramadan.

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims in Malaysia will begin the Ramadan dawn-to-dusk fast on Thursday, the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal, Datuk Seri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad, announced Tuesday night. 

Syed Danial said the date for the beginning of the fast in the states in the country was set for June 18 in keeping with a command of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong after obtaining the consent of the Rulers.

The announcement was broadcast live over Radio Television Malaysia (RTM). - Bernama

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