Brothers and sisters in Islam; The Messenger of Allah peace be upon him said what means:
<<Do not fast one or two days before Ramadan. Start the month when you see the crescent, and end it when you see the crescent. If you are blocked from seeing it, then complete thirty days of Sha^ban.>> narrated by al-Bukhariyy and Muslim.
In adherence to this Hadith, Darulfatwa Australia would like to proudly announce the beginning of Shawwal for the year 2008. Therefore Tuesday, 30th September 2008 is the day of Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid Mubarak to all Muslims and may Allah accept your righteous deeds. Ameen.
The Following countries will also be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday 30th Sep: Saudia Arabia, Lebanon, Libya, Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Palestine, Bahrain and Yemen.