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End of the Holy month of Ramadhan
Publish Date: Jul 26, 2014
End of the Holy month of Ramadhan
Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza
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 By Vision Reporter
 
The Director of Sharia Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza has advised Muslims in Uganda to watch out for the moon during the evening of Sunday 27th July 2014, which will be the 29th day of the Holy month of Ramadhan.

 
In a statement issued Friday, Sheikh Kakooza said that if the moon is sighted on Sunday evening, Eid El-Fitri will be celebrated on Monday 28th July 2014.
 
He appealed to those who sight the moon to contact UMSC immediately at the following numbers: 0772409826, 0702409826 (Director of Sharia) or 0772525171 (Deputy Director of Sharia) and 0772409504 (Public Relations Officer)
 
“If the moon is not sighted on Sunday evening, Eid El-Firti will automatically be celebrated on Tuesday July 29th 2014” he said.

Kakooza congratulated all Muslims upon peacefully concluding the holy month of Ramadhan.

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