Breaking News Isbat Session Results: 1 Ramadan 1445 Falling Tuesday 12 March 2024 News – 12 hours ago


Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The government through the Ministry of Religion announced the results of the isbat session to determine the start of the 2024 Ramadan fast after monitoring the moon or new moon at 134 points in Indonesia on Sunday (10/3/2024). The trial to decide on 1 Ramadhan 1445 Hijriah begins on March 12 2024.

“The isbat session unanimously determined that 1 Ramadan 1445 Hijriah would fall on Tuesday 12 March,” said the Minister of Religion, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas at the Press Conference on Determining the Beginning of Ramadan 1445 H, Sunday (10/3/2024).

Based on monitoring the moon or hilal at 134 points in Indonesia, the height of the hilal throughout Indonesia does not yet meet the requirements for being a new moon, because it has only just reached minus 0 degrees 20.2 minutes to 0 degrees 52.09 minutes.


Photo: Press conference on the results of the isbat session determining 1 Ramadan 1445H. (YouTube/Indonesian Ministry of Religion)
Press conference on the results of the isbat session determining 1 Ramadan 1445H. (YouTube/Indonesian Ministry of Religion)

The isbat session was attended by ambassadors from friendly countries and representatives of Islamic organizations, academics and astronomy experts, representatives of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the MUI leadership council, and Commission VIII of the DPR RI.

Need to know, the government uses methods rukyatul hilal or observing the moon determines the start of a new month. This method considers the results of calculating the position of the new moon which is confirmed again through observations of the new moon using the MABIMS (Minister of Religion of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore) criteria, namely The criteria for crescent visibility changed to a crescent height of 3 degrees and an elongation of 6.4 degrees. Based on these criteria, the new moon in Indonesia this afternoon does not meet the requirements.

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