Pakistan's first official moonsighting website launched

Pakistan's first official moonsighting website launched

Islamabad (Staff Report): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday launched the country’s first moonsighting website and Hijri Calendar.


Chaudhry announced that based on the lunar observations Eid will be celebrated on June 5

The website, pakmoonsighting.pk features sections such as a monthly Hijri (Islamic) calendar for the next five years, a day-to-day lunar calendar against dates from the Gregorian calendar, and the dates on which the first day of every lunar month will fall.

Fawad said that a number of departments have collaborated to make the moonsighting website and calendar.