Ramadhan to Commence on Thursday

Muslims in the country have been alerted that Holy month of Ramadhan will not commence tomorrow Wednesday as earlier expected, approved but Thursday June 18.

The UMSC Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu announced Tuesday evening that the moon had not been sighted thus fasting would start the following day.

“Fasting for this year’s holy month of Ramadhan will therefore commence on Thursday 18th June 2015, this ” he said.

Sheikh Yahaya further revealed that the Taraweeh prayers at the National Mosque – UMSC Headquarters Old Kampala would begin at 8:30 pm every day throughout the holy month of Ramadhan.

“Darasas (Islamic Seminars) will be held every Sunday from 10:00 am throughout the month of Ramadhan,” he added before wishing the entire Muslim community a fruitful month of Ramadhan.

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