Sighting Of New Moon of Zulhijjah

Brunei Darussalam will determine the date of Hari raya Aidiladha or Feast of Sacrifice by the sighting of the new moon of Zulhijjah 1438 Hijrah 2017 on late Tuesday afternoon, 29 Zulkaedah 1438 corresponding to 22nd August 2017. The group assigned to sight for the new moon of Zulhijjah, which will comprise Shari'ah Court Judges as well as officers from the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the State Mufti Department, with the cooperation of officers from the Survey Department, will be at the DST Tower, DST Headquarters Building in Tungku Highway, Bukit Agok Jerudong, Tanjung Batu in Muara Town, Bukit Lumut in the Belait District and Bukit Ambog in the Tutong District. The outcome of the moon sighting will be announced through Radio Television Brunei as soon as the moon sighting result is obtained.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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