[NEWS] MUSLIMS IN MALAYSIA BEGIN RAMADAN - 2

12 Jul 2013 11:19

Meanwhile in JAKARTA, the Indonesian government also fixed Wednesday, July 10, as the beginning of the Ramadan fasting month.

Indonesia's Religious Minister Surya Dharma Ali made the announcement tonight at a meeting with several Islamic organisations representing various social groups throughout the country.

However, members of the Islamic Muhammadiyah organisation, one of the largest Muslim groups in Indonesia, will begin the Ramadan fast tomorrow, July 9 as the organisation had fixed the date based on their own method of calculation.

-- BERNAMA

AFY AO