A rationale for beginning of Shawwal 1432AH agreed by Hilal Advisory Team has been forwarded to Najaf for guidance from His Eminence. HAT will publish the statement upon receipt Insha'Allah
Marhoom Ayatullah Syed Al Khui (RA)
Based on the ruling of unity of horizons, and sharing of the night, There is a distinct possibility of sighting of the crescent in South America on Monday, 29 August 2011. Europe shares night with South America.