Shawal moon likely to be sighted today: Report
Karachi: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan will meet today (Thursday) in Karachi for Shawal moon sighting, reports said.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee will meet under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman.
Beside the Central Ruet-e-Hial Committee, zonal committees will hold meetings in major cities of the country to collect evidence regarding the sighting of Shawal moon, ‘Times of Islamabad’ reported.
A formal announcement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr will be made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country, the report said.
Earlier, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that there are visible chances of the Eid moon being sighted today (Thursday).
According to Met Office, the Shawal moon will born on June 14 at 12 in the night and would have an age of more than 19 hours till tomorrow evening.