The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs on Sunday announced forming a national team specialized in sighting crescents.
The Ministry said in a statement that the efforts resulted in a Qatari national team specialized in sighting the crescent of Ramadan and Shawwal according to Islamic legislation.
The announcement was made during a ceremony held at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs in presence of HE Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr. Gaith bin Mubarak Al Kuwari.
The Ministry has succeeded in implementing the project of training and qualifying the Qatari team through a long journey of continuous work, where a course in this field attended a group of imams and specialists from Qatar. The course was carried out through three stages that combined theoretical knowledge and field trainings.
The Ministry provided the sighting team with all the necessary equipment for the sighting of crescents. In the near future, the Ministry will ensure that more courses are held in coordination with experts and specialists in renowned related institutions.
On this occasion, HE Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr. Gaith bin Mubarak Al Kuwari expressed pride in this team, saying that the Ministry is pleased to form the new national team specialized in sighting crescents according to Islamic legislation.
His Excellency thanked sheikhs and experts for all their efforts in training the team, expressing happiness with this team, which was able to obtain the approval of these sheikhs and to excel during the field training that was organized during the months of Rajab, Shaaban and Ramadan.
His Excellency also stressed that the Ministry will continue to organize courses in this field and attract excellent trainees, to benefit from in areas related to times of worship.
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