al-Hamdu-Lillaahi Rabbil-‘Aalameen was-Salaatu was-Salaamu ‘alaa Ashrafil-Anbiyaa.e wal-Mursaleen, wa ba’d:
as-Salaam ‘alaykum wa-Rahmatullaahe wa-Barakaatuhu,
Saturday 21 October 2006: As of 19:37 hours Saudi time, our source at the office of the Director of al-Masjid an-Nabawee informs us that they have not received any information from the King’s court via the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia to inform them of the sighting of the moon of Shawwaal. in this regard, the taraaweeh and qiyaam al-layl prayers will be performed tonight until further notice.
As soon as we receive any further information we shall inform you, in shaa.-Allaah.
Abu ‘Abdullaah Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry