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,
Thursday 20 August 2009: As of 19:33 hours Saudi time, we are informed that the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia are still meeting and have not yet issued any statement to the King’s Court to inform them of the sighting of the moon of Ramadhaan. In this regard, and until we are advised otherwise, tomorrow – Friday 21 August 2009 – will be the 30th day of Sha’baan 1430AH, in shaa.-Allaah..
As soon as we receive any further information we shall inform you, in shaa.-Allaah.
Abu ‘Abdullaah Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry