The country will determine the 1st of Ramadhan for 1439 Hijrah/2018 by sighting the new moon of Ramadhan throughout the country on Tuesday, the 15th of this month.

On that day, Shar'ie Judges and Shari'ah Court Officers, State Judiciary Department, the Prime Minister's Office, with officers from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the Survey Department, and the State Mufti Department will be at several vantage points for the sighting of the new moon of Ramadhan for 1439 Hijrah.

In the Brunei Muara District, the designated locations are; at DST Tower of DST headquarter, Bukit Agok in Jerudong and Tanjung Batu in Muara Town. Meanwhile in the Belait District, it will be at Bukit Lumut, and Bukit Ambog for Tutong District. The result of the sighting will be announced through Radio Television Brunei, and public are advised not to approach the said areas.

Source: Radio Television Brunei