Canada Global (Web News) According to a statement made on Wednesday by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, the Ramazan moon was sighted, and the holy month will begin in Pakistan on Thursday, March 23.
After a meeting of the central and zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees for sighting the crescent of the Islamic month in Peshawar, the announcement was made.
Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad presided over the Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee meeting, which took place in the same Peshawar location as the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) zonal moon-sighting committee.
At the same time, meetings of additional zonal committees took place in Quetta, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.
Attending the meeting in Peshawar were representatives from the departments of astronomy, meteorology, science, and technology.
Maulana Azad, who made the announcement of the verdict, stated that the committee had received numerous reports of moon sightings from various parts of the nation, including Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, and Swabi districts.
In India and Bangladesh, where Friday marks the first day of Ramadan, the moon was not visible.