Moon Not Sighted; 1st Ramadan To Fall On Sunday

By Admin - Sat Aug 22, 6:57 am

news_Ramadan-Moon_118ISLAMABAD: The first day of the holy month of Ramazan will fall on Sunday (August 23), as the moon of new month was not sighted today.

The central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee held a meeting with Chairman Mufti Nunib-ur-Rehman in chair to sight the moon of Ramazan of 1430 of Hijri calendar.

Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman announced that no witness came forward with the evidence of sighting moon.

Meetings of zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees were also held at provincial, zonal and district headquarters.

Earlier, the zonal committees at Peshawar, Quetta, Lahore and Karachi announced the moon was not sighted.

Witnesses from the interior Sindh including Sukkar, Hyderabad, Padidan, Jackobabad, Sibbi and Preetabad said moon was not sighted.

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