|SEGARI, 2 August 2019 – Rukyah Hilal Zulhijjah Program 1440H has been successfully implemented yesterday. This program is the annual program of the Perak State Mufti Department which aims to set the 1st Zulhijjah each Hijri year and the next Hari Raya Aidiladha which is 10 Zulhijjah. It was held in Baitul Hilal, Pasir Panjang Beach, Pengkalan Bharu District, Segari.|
Among the guests of honor were the Y.A.A. Dato 'Haji Asa'ari Bin Haji Mohd Yazid, Chief Syariah Judge of the Perak Syariah Judicial Department, Perak State Chiefs and Perak District Downstream Officers. The program begins with a tahlil reading at 6.00 pm. The tahlil reading was led by S.S. Tuan Haji Zamri Bin Hashim, Deputy State Mufti of Perak. This was followed by a briefing on Hilal Zulhijjah's position presented by S.F. Ustaz Mohamad Faizal Bin Jani, Tax Officer, Perak State Mufti Department.
The program continued with a hilarious rukyah activity which saw the moon at 6.50pm. About 300 attendees took the opportunity to see the moon using a telescope provided by the beach. At 7.53 pm S.S. Tuan Haji Zamri Bin Hashim has announced that Zulhijjah's moon or moon is not visible at Pasir Panjang Beach, Pengkalan Bharu district. However the Great Sealers have announced that the 1st of Zulhijjah will be on Friday, August 2, 2019 based on reports of rukyah hilal elsewhere in the country. The program concludes with a supper after the obligatory Maghrib prayer.
Source: Information Resources Unit, Maktabah Division, Perak Mufti Department.