Muharram moon sighted, Youm-e-Ashura on Oct. 1

 
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Islamabad, Sept 21 (TNS): The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee announced that the Muharram moon had been sighted in Islamabad.

The committee was presided over by Chairman, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman.

The 10th of Muharram will consequently be observed in Pakistan on Sunday, October 1.

The committee had convened in Karachi this evening to sight the moon, as is customary before the start of each month of the Islamic calendar.