Muslims In Indonesia To Start Fasting On Thursday

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JAKARTA, May 16 (Bernama) -- Muslims in Indonesia will begin observing the month of Ramadan this Thursday.

Indonesia's Ministry of Religious Affairs has fixed that the first day of Ramadan 1439H falls on May 17 based on the rukyah and hisab methods.

Over 85 per cent of more than 260 million Indonesian citizens are Muslims.