Ramadan moon sighting: Ruet-e-Hilal Committee seeks technical help from Fawad Chaudhry

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairperson Abdul Khabeer Azad. — File photograph

ISLAMABAD: The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Tuesday sought technical help from Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry for sighting the moon of Ramadan. 

The determination was introduced by the committee’s chairperson Abdul Khabeer Azad throughout a press convention the place he stated Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’s conferences will likely be held throughout the nation.

“The central meeting will be held in Peshawar,” he stated.

He stated the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee stated he had spoken to Fawad Chaudhry concerning the moon sighting train as nicely.

“I have spoken to Fawad Chaudhry about technical support. He will provide it to us,” stated Azad.

He stated the committee had additionally prolonged an invite to Mufti Popalzai to participate within the assembly as nicely.

However, he stated selections will likely be taken holding in thoughts “the Shariah principles and eyewitness testimonies”.

Every 12 months, Mufti Popalzai holds separate conferences for the sighting of the Ramadan and Shawwal moons and makes impartial selections, which are sometimes in contradiction to official bulletins.

Maulana Azad says he’ll guarantee Eid & Ramazan fasts noticed on similar dates countrywide

Earlier, Maulana Azad had stated he would guarantee the primary day of Ramadan and Eid are noticed in the identical day all through the nation.

Azad had additionally held a gathering with the provincial minister of Auqaf (Trust) Saeed-ul-Hasan Shah and had stated that he would result in an enchancment within the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’s working, including that he’ll make selections with “all schools of thought on board.”