Saturday, September 19, 2009

19th September 2009, Saturday – Brunei Darussalam’s 1st Syawal 1430H will be on 21st September 2009, Monday. This was announced by Yang Mulia Dato Seri Setia Ustaz Awang Haji Metussin bin Haji Baki, Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi Syar’iah through Radio Televisyen Brunei a few hours ago, due to the Syawal crescent is not sighted. And, tomorrow (20th September 2009) is still the month of Ramadan i.e 30 Ramadan 1430H.

Muslims in Brunei Darussalam will perform Aidilfitri sunnat prayer at all mosques and suraus at 7.30am on 1st Syawal 1430H / 21st September 2009M, Monday.

In conjunction with this, Brunei Darussalam will have 2 days Aidilfitri public holidays i.e on 21st (Monday) and 22nd (Tuesday) September 2009. Meanwhile students and teachers (who are on holiday) will have Special Aidilfitri school holiday until 27th September 2009, Sunday. The 4th school term will commence on 28th September 2009, Monday.

The following photo shows Yang Mulia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Metusin bin Haji Baki, Brunei Darussalam’s Syar’iah High Court Judge, is announcing that the Syawal moon is not sighted:

(Photos: Abdul Rashid Haji Tahir. Taken on 19th September 2009, Saturday)

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