The crescent moon or hilal that marks the beginning of the islamic month of Shawwal year 1433 AH has been sighted in Fiji Island. According to website moonsighting.com, a member of the Moonsighting Committee Worldwide (MCW) M Shamim Ali from Samabula Suva, Fiji Island has reported the verified sighting. The report was announced by Mohammed Taabish Akbar, General Secretary of Fiji Muslim League, which is also a MCW member, on the evening of Saturday, 18 August 2012.
Therefore, the muslims there will celebrate Eid ul Fitr on Sunday, 19 August 2012.
We would like to say, as well:
Eid ul Fitr Mubarak!
May Allah accept our deeds during Ramadan.