Thursday will be the first day of Ramadan May 16, 2018 0 115 12345 Doha The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that Wednesday, May 16, is the last day of the month of Shaaban, and Thursday, May 17, will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan. This came in a statement issued by the committee after its meeting at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, chaired by Dr Sheikh Thaqeel al Shammari on Tuesday evening. The committee said the Ramadan moon was not sighted on Tuesday and announced that Wednesday is the final day of Sha'ban, and Thursday will be the first day of Ramadan. The committee extends greetings to the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, the Deputy Amir HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al Thani, as well as the Government, the people of Qatar and all Muslims, on the advent of Ramadan. (QNA) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES QP to build new petro complex May 16, 2018 0 5666 Blockading states don't accept our independence & freedom, says Attiyah May 16, 2018 0 6884 Renovated Doha Corniche opens for public May 16, 2018 0 6712 Now, residents can apply for family visit visas online Tribune News Network Doha Residents seeking to apply for family visit visas can now do it online through the Ministry of Interior's (MoI) website and Metrash2 service. This service was launched by the MoI on Tuesday. .. PM, Turkish counterpart call for steps to stop Israeli attacks on Palestinians QNA/agencies Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani received a telephone call from Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. During the phone call, the two sides .. 10 more spots for 'food kiosks' The renovated Doha Corniche will get additional ten areas for refreshments that will feature kiosks for food surrounded by sitting areas on the waterfront. Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of the opening .. PM briefs Advisory Council on permanent residence ID draft law Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday briefed the Advisory Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Committee on the government's views about ..