Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet in Peshawar on Sunday for Shawwal moon sighting


KARACHI, Jun 23 (TNS): Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman has announced that the team will sight Shawwal moon 1438 Hijri in Peshawar this year.

According to the details, the meeting will be held on June 25 at Aiwan e Auqaf – Eidgah, Charsada Road in Peshawar.

Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman has also invited people from across the country to approach the committee members via phone numbers 03002043428, 0919626663 and 03356329700.

Earlier, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had predicted that Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to occur on June 26 due to high chance of Shawwal moon sighting on Sunday, June 25 on 29th of Ramzan.

The new moon of Shawwal will be born on 7:31 on June 24 and will be visible on next day as the weather is expected to remain fair across the country whereas some parts will remain partly cloudy.