1st Safar to fall on Oct 1 as moon not sighted: Ruet-e-Hilal Pakistan

11:39 PM | 29 Sep, 2019
1st Safar to fall on Oct 1 as moon not sighted: Ruet-e-Hilal Pakistan
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KARACHI – The moon of Safar-ul-Muzaffar 1441 AH was not sighted today, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced.

Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, who chaired a meeting of the committee at Pakistan Meteorological Department building, then confirmed that the first day of the Safar month will fall on Tuesday (Oct 1).

Earlier, on Sept 28, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had said that there was ‘slight chance’ of Safar moon sighting on Sunday evening.

According to astronomical parameters, the new moon of Safar 1441 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 23:26 PST Sept 28 (tonight) and there is slight chance of sighting the new moon of Safar on the evening of Sept. 29 (Sunday) i.e. on 29th of Muharram 1441 AH, weather department said in a statement today.