The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is scheduled to meet today (2 April 2022) for the Ramadan moon sighting being held in Peshawar. The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Khabeer Azad will chair the meeting.
In a statement, Azad said that the meeting will be attended by Peshawar’s Zonal Committee members and officials from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, the Met Department, and SUPARCO.
Meanwhile, the other Zonal Committees will meet in their respective cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Quetta.
It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had stated that there would be a possibility of sighting the Ramadan moon on April 2.
“The new moon of Ramadan, 1443 AH, will be born on [the] crossing conjunction point at 11-24 PST on 01-04-2022,” the statement said. “According to astronomical parameters, there is a good chance of sighting the new moon of Ramadan, 1443 AH on the evening of [April 2] i.e. on 29th of Shaban, 1443 AH,” it added.
According to the PMD forecast, the weather is expected to be fair or partly cloudy in most parts of the country during the evening of April 2.
Read more: Sindh Announces School Timings in Ramadan.
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