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Longer fast on higher Burj Khalifa floors

Dubai grand mufti explains how high altitude affects ruling on ending the day’s fast

13 Jun 2016 | 10:22 am
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Residents on the higher floors of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower in Dubai, should end their day’s fast a few minutes later than those at ground level, a top cleric has said.

Ahmad Al Haddad, Grand Mufti of Dubai, explained that the fast lasts until the complete setting of the sun, which is visible for a longer time at high altitudes.

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