ISLAMABAD: Astronomical parameters suggest Ramadan moon may not be sighted on July 9 in Pakistan due to unclear weather, therefore, the beginning of holy month may fall on July 10.
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Pakistan’s official body will found it impossible to pronounce the first day of Ramadan due to indecipherable weather.
Pakistan’s Met department said that weather is not likely to clear on June 9 as per astronomical predictive reports received from different parts of the country, so in the certain case, first fasting of Ramadan will be held on July 11.
In Ramadan, ninth in the Islamic calendar, Muslim adults fast for whole month during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset in order to test their faith and also believed that Holy Quran was revealed in this month.
Islamabad: Experts of Met department predict that the moon of Ramadan could be seen on upcoming Friday in Pakistan.
According to reports of Pakistan’s Meteorological Department the moon could be seen on this Friday. Saudi Arab’s moon sighting comate called their meeting on this Thursday.
In an interview the director of Met department, Azmat Hayat said that the weather at Coastal areas in Sindh will be clean. The moon could be seen in Larkana, Nasirabad, Gwadar, Pasni, Khuzdar and Karachi.
In addition, Chairman of moon sighting committee Mufti Munib ur Rehman said that the meeting of moon sighting will be held in the weather forecasting office in Karachi.
All the evidence regarding the position of crescent could be conveyed to the chairman, central Ruet e Hilal Committee on his cell number 0300-9285203, 021-5688307, 021-9204761, 021-5684550, 021-99261404