Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Pakistan’s moonsighting committee to meet in Islamabad tomorrow

08:29 PM | 30 Apr, 2022
Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Pakistan’s moonsighting committee to meet in Islamabad tomorrow
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ISLAMABAD – The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on May 01, Sunday to sight the moon of Shawal 1443 AH, reports in local media said.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee members will meet at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad will lead meeting while zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committees’ meetings will be held at their respective headquarters.

Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will announce the final decision about the sighting of the crescent or otherwise subsequently based on information received to that end, per reports.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted Eidul Fitr to be celebrated on May 3, saying the Shawwal moon may not be sighted anywhere in Pakistan on the evening of 29 Ramadan.

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