Ramadan chand: Moon sighting body to meet today

A Muslim man uses a telescope to observe the moon before the holy month of Ramadan at Al-Musyari’in mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. — Reuters/File 
  • Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today in Peshawar for Ramadan chand.
  • Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad will chair the meeting.
  • Azad says meeting will be attended by Peshawar’s zonal committee members and officials authorities concerned.

PESHAWAR: The Central Reut-e-Hilal Committee meeting to sight the Ramadan moon will be held on April 2 (today) in Peshawar. 

Chairman Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad will chair the assembly.

In a announcement, Azad stated that the assembly could be attended via way of means of Peshawar’s zonal committee participants and officers of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, Met Department and SUPARCO. National news:

Meanwhile, the opposite zonal committees may also meet in respective towns consisting of Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Islamabad, he added.

PMD forecast
In a announcement in advance this month, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had stated that there’s a opportunity that the Ramadan moon could be sighted on April 2.

“The new moon of Ramadan, 1443 AH, could be born on [the] crossing conjunction factor at 11-24 PST on 01-04-2022,” a announcement from the meteorological branch had stated.

“According to astronomical parameters, there is a great danger of sighting the brand new moon of Ramadan, 1443 AH at the nighttime of [April 2] i.e. on twenty ninth of Shaban, 1443 AH,” the announcement had added.

The PMD had stated that in step with weather records, the climate is anticipated to be honest or in part cloudy in maximum elements of the usa for the duration of the nighttime of April 2.

In case the holy month starts in step with the PMD’s forecast, Eidul Fitr is anticipated to be discovered both on May three or 2.

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