Quetta (Web Desk): The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Quetta today (Monday) for the sighting of the Muharram-ul-Haram moon of the Islamic year 1443 AH.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Moulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad will preside over the meeting, which will be held at the Deputy Commissioner office in Quetta.
The provincial and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committees will also hold their meeting simultaneously today at their respective headquarters.
Earlier, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had earlier predicted that there is a ‘good chance’ of sighting the new moon of Muharram 1443 AH on the evening of the 29th of Zilhaj.
Thus the first day of the new Islamic Lunar Year 1443 AH, 1st Muharram, will most likely fall on August 10 (Tuesday).
Thus the Youm-e-Ashur (10th day of Muharram), will fall on August 19 (Thursday).