Meeting for Shawwal moon sighting to be held today

News Desk , Bol News

07:31:23, Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting for the sighting of the Shawwal moon throughout Pakistan is scheduled today. Eid ul Fitr to be celebrated in the UK, US, and Europe tomorrow.

The meeting of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will commence under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman at Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Karachi. The central and zonal committees will also be present on the occasion.

A formal announcement will be made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country.

According to the Chief Meteorologist, “There are fewer chances of the Eid moon being sighted today; the moon can only be sighted if it is 26 hours and 42 minutes old”.

On the other hand, a session will be held in UAE and Saudi Arabia for the sighting of the moon, while the moon will also be sighted today in India, UK, US, and Canada. 

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