Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meets at present for Shawwal moon sighting

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The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet at present to sight the Shawwal moon and to announce when Eid-ul-Fitr might be celebrated within the nation.

The assembly might be held in Karachi with Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman within the chair, whereas conferences of the zonal committees will happen at their respective provincial headquarters.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have fun Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday because the moon was not sighted on Friday.

The Jeddah-based Okaz paper reported that the moon-sighting committee had mentioned that Saturday, May 23, can be the final day of Ramadan, whereas Sunday, May 24, can be the primary day of Eid — Shawwal 1, 1441.

The UAE will even have fun Eid on Sunday because the moon-sighting committee arrange by the justice ministry introduced that the moon was not sighted and Shawwal 1 would fall on Sunday, May 24.

The newspaper additionally reported that Indonesia, Turkey, Indonesia, and Qatar would additionally observe Eid on Sunday.

Earlier this week, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had claimed that Eid-ul-Fitr might be celebrated on May 24 (Sunday) in lots of nations, together with Pakistan.

Speaking throughout a TV programme, Chaudhry mentioned that in line with the calendar ready by the science ministry, this yr Eid might be celebrated throughout the nation on May 24.

The minister had mentioned the fascinating factor is that the competition might be celebrated on the identical day in almost all elements of the world together with Pakistan, together with Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.

Pakistan, like all Muslim nations, is gearing as much as mark Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has taken greater than 1,000 lives within the nation.

The nation began observing Eid holidays from May 22 and can proceed to take action until May 27, a notification from the inside ministry mentioned on Saturday.