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Saturday Apr 30 2022
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Eid ul Fitr in Pakistan: Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet Sunday to sight Shawwal moon

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A person sighting the moon through a telescope. — AFP/ File
A person sighting the moon through a telescope. — AFP/ File

  • Committee to meet at Ministry of Religious Affairs' office.
  • Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will announce the final decision.
  • Meetings of zonal, district committees to take at their offices.


ISLAMABAD: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Sunday to sight the moon of Shawal 1443 AH at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony's office.

The zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committees’ meetings will be held at their respective headquarters in the meantime, said a ministry press release on Saturday.

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Syed Abdul Khabir Azad will announce the final decision about the sighting of the crescent or otherwise subsequently based on information received to that end.

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