Aug. 7, 2013 -Officials of the Dar Al-ifta, Maguindanao, Philippines gathers at the Pasigan residence in Cotabato to wait for possible moon sighting from the various region in Mindanao.
|Former Grand Mufti Uz. Omar Pasigan, current Dar Al-Ifta's Grand Mufti and Vice Mayor Abdullah Andang at the right most. (My apology for not getting the name of the Dar Al-Ifta official on the phone)|
At past 8:00pm in the evening, the Grand Mufti with Dar Al-ifta officers and the City Vice mayor Abdullah Andang officially announced that the Eid'l Fitr 1434 or the official end of the Ramadhan 1434 (Islamic calendar) will commence on August 9, 2013 because of the failure to see the moon from Dar Al-ifta's chapters in the Philippines.