Ramadan in Qatar to begin on 6 May this year, a Qatar astronomer said

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Ramadan in Qatar to begin on 6 May this year, a Qatar astronomer said

The holy month of Ramadan will likely start from Monday, May 6, 2019 in Qatar according to calculations by astronomers.

As per the Qatar Calendar House experts the new crescent of Ramadan 1440 H will be born on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 1:47 am Doha time. 

The crescent of the holy month of Ramadan will remain in the sky for 31 minutes after Sunday sunset, according to Dr Bashir Marzouk, Astronomer at the Qatar Calendar House

The first day of Ramadan 1440 H will be on monday May 6, 2019 and Sunday, May 5 2019, is the last day of Sha'ban 1440H.

The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs is responsible for announcing the starting of the holy month of Ramadan after sighting the crescent of Ramadan.

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