The Brunei Darussalam Syariah Courts have announced that by the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Yang Berhormat Yang Di-Pertua of the Islamic Religious Council announced that the 1st of Syaaban 1441 Hijrah fell on Thursday, the 26th of March 2020. Therefore, Nisfu Syaaban for the year 1441 Hijrah falls on Wednesday, 8th of April 2020.
Subsequently, the sighting of the new moon of Ramadhan 1441 Hijrah will be held on Thursday, 29th of Syaaban 1441 Hijrah, corresponding to the 23rd of April 2020.
The moon sighting will take place at several locations. In the Brunei Muara District, the sighting will be held at the DST Tower of the DST Headquarters in Tungku Link Highway, and Bukit Agok in Jerudong. In Tutong District, it will be at Bukit Ambog and Bukit Lumut in Belait District.