Regulations and Compliance

Malaysia: Sighting of Syawal new moon on June 24

| 17 June, 2017
BERNAMA

June 17, 2017 @ 6:31pm | KUALA LUMPUR

The date for sighting of the Syawal new moon to determine when Aidilfitri falls has been set for June 24 (Saturday) or 29 Ramadan 1438 Hijrah.

A statement from the Office of the Keeper of the Rulers” Seal today said the Conference of Rulers had agreed that the date for Aidilfitri be based on sighting of the new moon and astronomical calculations.

“The Keeper of the Rulers” Seal will declare the date for Aidilfitri the same night through radio and television broadcasts,” said the statement.

The sighting of the Syawal new moon will be conducted at 29 locations nationwide namely:

1. Pontian Kecil, Johor

2. Kompleks Falak Al-Khawarizmi, Kampung Balik Batu, Tanjung Bidara, Melaka

3. Telok Kemang, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

4. Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor, Selangor

5. Bukit Jugra, Banting, Kuala Langat, Selangor

6. Balai Cerap Selangor, Sabak Bernam, Selangor

7. Pantai Pasir Panjang, Mukim Pengkalan Baru, Manjong, Perak

8. Pusat Falak Sheikh Tahir, Pantai Aceh, Pulau Pinang

9. Kampung Pulau Sayak, Kuala Muda, Kedah

10. Pemandangan Indah, Pulau Langkawi, Kedah

11. Menara Alor Setar, Kedah

12. Bukit Besar, Kuala Terengganu; Terengganu

13. Bukit Geliga, Kemaman, Terengganu

14 Pulau Perhentian, Besut, Terengganu

15. Balai Cerap KUSZA, Mukim Merang, Setiu, Terengganu

16. Bukit Peraksi, Pasir Puteh, Kelantan

17. Bukit Kampung Tembeling, Kuala Krai, Kelantan

18. Menara Bangunan SEDC, Jalan Tengku Putera Semerak, Kota Baharu, Kelantan

19. Esplanade Luak, Miri, Sarawak

20. Teluk Bandung, Kuching, Sarawak

21. Tanjung Batu, Kuching, Sarawak

22. Balai Cerap Al-Biruni, Tanjung Dumpil, Putatan, Sabah

23. Bukit Tanjong Batu, Nenasi, Pahang

24. Gunung Berincang, Cameron Highlands, Pahang

25. Bukit Pelindong, Kuantan, Pahang

26. Tingkat 13, Menara Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kampus Antarabangsa Labuan.

27. Menara Kuala Lumpur

28. Pusat Konvensyen Antarabangsa Putrajaya

29. Kuala Sungai Baru, Simpang Empat, Perlis.--BERNAMA

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