MCM announces Ramadan starts on Saturday, August 22nd, in shaa AllahAugust 20, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The moon has not been sighted anywhere in our matlaa, and according to the agreed upon criteria, MCM Imams' committee decided on Thursday night, August 20th, that tomorrow is the 30th of Shaaban. Therefore, the first day of Ramadan will be on Saturday, August 22nd, 2009.
On behalf of MCM, and myself, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all, and your families, a very blessed Ramadan. May Allah Taala make it easy for us, change the conditions of Muslims around the world to the best, bringing obedience of Allah, faith and safety, peace and prosperity to all Muslims and to accept our fast, prayers and all of our good deeds in this holy month of Ramadan and beyond, and to continue to shower us with His mercy and blessing.
Please do not forget to make special duaa for Muslims around the world.
Wa assalamou alaikoum wa rahmatou Allah