Sighting of Eidul Fitr crescent on Friday: Dar al Iftaa

Egypt’s Dar al Iftaa said it will spot Friday evening the crescent heralding the Hijjri month of Shawwal, marking the commencement of Eidul Fitr, Advisor of Egypt’s Mufti Ibrahim Negm said.

In a statement on Thursday, Negm said that Friday marks the 29th of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, adding that Dar al Iftaa is the only authority entitled to sight the crescent.

He called on people to get their information from official sources.

Source: State Information Service Egypt