Bahrain to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr on Friday

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Manama, June 14 (BNA): The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Council (SCIA) moon-sighting committee announced that tomorrow, Friday, will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.
The panel, which met at the (SCIA) headquarters, announced the advent of Eid Al-Fitr, based on the Saudi confirmed sighting of the Shawwal moon.
The committee which includes scholars Shaikh Adnan bin Abdullah Al-Qattan, Dr. Shaikh Ibrahim bin Rashid Al-Merrikhi and Shaikh Rashid bin Hassan Al-Bouainain, said that it had received no testimony confirming the birth of Shawwal month in Bahrain.
The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Council (SCIA) congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier.
The council also extended Eid Al-Fitr congratulations to the Royal Family, the loyal people of Bahrain and to the Islamic World, praying to Allah the Almighty to bless the Arab and Islamic nations with peace, security and prosperity.