Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh,

The Ulama Council of New England (UCNE) has announced that based on negative sightings, *the moon was not sighted* . Thus the Islamic lunar month, Ramadan, will complete 30 days, and that the 1st day of the next month, Shawwal, will begin on Monday, May 2, 2022. May Allah let this month pass over us with blessings, Iman, safety, and in the belief of Islam. The following ‘Ulama and Masajid have agreed to this sighting:

Mufti Mushtaque Ahmed, Dar ul Arqam
Mufti Akhtar, Brighton Islamic Center
Moulana Saad Qureshi, Dar ul Arqam
Moulana Muhammad Syanvala, UCNE Alim
Moulana Tofael, UCNE Alim
Mufti Fauzaan an-Nadawi, UCNE Alim
Moulana Sulaiman, Ar Raheem Academy
Mufti Aswat, Ar Raheem Academy
Hafiz Sulaiman, Masjid Nur
Mufti Rezwanul Hassan, UCNE Alim
Moulana Usman Husin, UCNE Alim
Moulana Shakeel Rahman, Islamic Center of Burlington

Signed by
Mufti Mushtaque Ahmed
Mufti Akhtar Orakzai