The holy and blessed month of Ramazan for every Muslim is expected to start from the 17th of May that is Thursday this year in Pakistan. This was mentionedSecretary-General General Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC)—Khalid Ejaz Mufti on Monday.
He informed that the new moon could be seen only if it is of more than nineteen hours in age at the time of sunset, and the difference between the sunset and moonset should also be greater than forty minutes.
He informed that the age of the new moon on the evening of Wednesday that is the 16th of May would be more than twenty-six hours in all the cities of Pakistan. The difference between the sunset and the moonset would also be more than fifty-eight to sixty minutes in the different significant cities of the country.
The RHRC members are definite that the new moon would be visible throughout the country (in all the cities of Pakistan) on Wednesday, provided that there are no clouds, Khalid Ejaz Mufti informed.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be meeting in the provincial capital of Sindh tomorrow evening for viewing the moon of Ramazan. The meeting would as usual be chaired by the Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Karachi tomorrow evening for sighting the crescent of Ramadan. Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman would chair the meeting of the Committee.
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The provincial and district committees of Ruet-e-Hilal would also be meeting in their respective areas.
As per the Gulf News, the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia has asked the residents to look for the moon on Tuesday and to report it to the nearest court.
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on Sunday asked all the Muslims across the Kingdom to sight for the new crescent either by naked eyes or via binoculars on the 29th of Shaban 1439, which makes 15th May 2018 as per the Georgian calendar.
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