Eid-ul-Fitr / 1 Shawwal 1439
Following the sighting of the new crescent of Shawwal 1439 in many places in South Africa, the United Ulama Council of South Africa has confirmed that Ramadan 1439 has ended.
It follows then that in South Africa, the Day of Eid-ul-Fitr shall and indeed, 1st Shawwal 1439, shall be on Friday 15 June 2018.
We wish the Muslim the world over Eid-ul-Fitr Mubarak.
Central Hilaal Committee
Jamiatul Ulama South Africa