He said: "Ramadan is a very challenging month for everyone who observes it and we're fortunate to have experts in the University who can advise on the do's and don'ts to make sure people look after themselves, eat the right things and overcome another challenging month". The holy month will end between June 14 and June 16 in different parts of the world. The moon-sighting committee is still in meeting and an official announcement is being awaited by them.
Muslims are instructed to seek the Night of Power during the last ten days of Ramadan, particularly on the odd-numbered nights.
Many pilgrims from around the world travel to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah for Umrah during Ramadan. She went on to explain her belief that exams that "change the course of your life [are] a valid reason not to fast" and "Ramadan involves personal sacrifice but I don't think the opportunity of getting into college/uni should be one of them". Those observing refrain from food or drink from sun-up to sundown, with exceptions for age or health conditions, and break the day's fast with the iftar meal.
Femi Odusanya, spokesperson of Mile 12 Market Perishable Food Traders Association, said it was imperative to train farmers to adopt modern technology in crop production, and empower them with funds.
President Weah continued, "As you observe this Holy Month of Ramadan, it is my hope that Allah will answer your prayers, honor your sacrifices and grant your heart's desires".
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Fasting, held from dawn to dusk during Ramadan, is one of the Five Pillars (fundamental religious duties) of Islam.
Ramadan is also a time of feasting with family and friends.
In addition to fasting - abstaining from consuming and consuming throughout daytime - Muslims are inspired to learn your complete Koran all through the month, earlier than the holy pageant of Eid al-Fitr.
Others who may not fast include pregnant or lactating women whose babies may be harmed, women in their menstrual period or having postpartum bleeding and others in situations that require them to be in their best physical condition (i.e. soldiers on guard duty).
After that, the standard follow is to adjourn for prayer after which the primary meal is served.