The moon for the blessed month of Ramadan has been sighted in Pakistan, as the Chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad announced the moon sighting . The first of Ramadan will begin on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
A meeting of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee was held today (Tuesday) in Peshawar to sight the crescent moon for the holy month. The meeting was held in the city after 17 years.
Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), and the Ministry of Science and Technology were also part of the meeting.
Meanwhile, zonal committees from other cities also joined the meeting virtually. Moon was sighted in various cities of Pakistan, including Hyderabad, Karachi, and Islamabad.
Chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, had earlier said that people will observe the first fast (Roza) and Eid on the same day across the country.