hilal SEGARI, 6 MAY 2019 – The Rukyah Hilal Ramadhan 1440H Council's 2019M event was successfully held yesterday. This program is an annual program of the State Mufti Department which is aimed at establishing the date of fasting, ie at 1 Ramadan every Hijri year. It was held at Baitul Hilal, Pantai Pasir Panjang, Mukim of Pengkalan Bharu, Segari.

Among those present at the ceremony were the Honorable Dr. Bin Aziz Bari, Perak State Executive Councilors representing the Chief Minister of Perak, Mr. Yahya Bin Mat Nor, the State Assemblyman for Bukit Timah. Y.A.A. Dato 'Haji Asa'ari Bin Haji Mohd Yazid, Chief Syarie Judge, Perak Syariah Judiciary Department, Y.D.H. Toh Seri Bijaya Lt. Col (B) Dato 'Shaharudin Bin Haji Nazari, Manjung Colonies, Great Colonies of the State of Perak and Heads of Departments.

The program started with tahlil reading at 5.25 pm. Tahlil reading led by S.S. Tuan Haji Zamri Bin Hashim, Deputy Mufti of Perak State. It was followed by a Ramadan threshold talk by YBhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohamed Fairooz Bin Abdul Khir, an invited speaker who is also a member of the Perak State Fatwa Committee. Subsequently, Hilal Ramadhan's briefing was presented by S.F. Ustaz Mohamad Faizal Bin Jani, Falak Officer, State Mufti Department. The program continues with activities hilal rukyah the sighting of the moon at 6.50pm. About 700 attendees took the opportunity to see the moon by using a telescope provided by the coast.

At 7:50 pm S.S. Tuan Zamri Bin Hashim has announced that the new moon or new moon of Ramadan is not visible in Pasir Panjang, Mukim Pengkalan Bharu. However the Keeper of the Rulers has announced that the date of 1 Ramadan is on Monday, May 6, 2019. Therefore, prayers have been executed in tarawikh prayer room available. The program concludes with an evening drink after prayers tarawikh.


Source: Information Resources Unit, Maktabah Division, Perak Mufti Department.

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