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Ramazan Fast begins

Aug 12, 2010 4:49:29 AM - itnnews.lk

Colombo Grand Mosque has announced that fasting for the holy month of Ramadan starts today.

The moon of the Ramadan month of Hijri 1431 was sighted at 6.27 p.m. yesterday in several parts of the country. A meeting was held at the Colombo Grand Jumma Mosque regarding the decision to commence fasting. Moulavies, theologians, representatives of the All Island Jemmiyathul Ulema, Sharia Council, and trustees of the Jumma Mosques and officials of the Department of Muslim religious affairs were amongst those who participated in the meeting.