Ramadan to begin tomorrow in Pakistan

LATEST: Pakistan’s Rouet-e-Hilal Committee has just announced that the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan has been sighted, therefore Tuesday, June 7, is the first day of Ramadan.

Earlier: Pakistan’s Rouet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today to sight the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan.

To be chaired by Mufti Muneebur Rahman, the committee will meet at the meteorological department offices in Karachi.

According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department, there is a good chance for sighting the new moon of Ramadan today as skies would remain clear for a longer duration after sunset.

Generally, people in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh mark Ramadan and Eid celebrations a day after Gulf Arab countries after sighting the moon.

Pakistan government has trying to evolve a consensus between the two moon-sighting committees of Karachi and Peshawar to mark the holy month of the same day across the country.