Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today for sighting of Zilhaj moon

Fawad Chaudhry says moon will be visible today in Karachi


Our Correspondent July 21, 2020
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairperson Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. PHOTO: EXPRESS/File

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI:

A meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held today for the sighting of the Zilhaj moon.

Committee Chairperson Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman would hold the meeting in Karachi after Asr prayers whereas the zonal committee would also hold meetings in their respective areas.

Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry claimed in his tweet that the moon of Zilhaj 1441 Hijri has been born and would visible in Karachi and its surrounding areas.

“If there are clouds, download the Ruet app and see the exact location of the moon,” he added.

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia had announced yesterday that no evidence of sighting of the crescent has been received anywhere in the country, therefore, 30 days of Zilqidah would be completed and Zilhaj will begin on Wednesday.

Hajj pilgrims would stop at Mount Arafat on Thursday, July 30, while Eidul Azha would be celebrated on Friday, July 31.

 

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