COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Darul Ifta (BDI) announced tonight, April 20, that the crescent moon was not sighted, signifying that Eid’l Fitr will be on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
Bangsamoro Grand Mufti Abuhuraira Udasan confirmed the result of the moon sighting through various social media platforms and radio stations.
Prior to this, BDI dispatched moon sighting teams to several strategic locations equipped with technical knowledge and equipment.
Following this announcement, Muslims throughout the Philippines are expected to participate in congregational prayers at designated sites, concluding the month-long observation of Ramadhan.
The Bangsamoro Government Center in Cotabato City will also be available to the public for the celebration. (Abdullah Matucan/BIO)