Eid moon sighting in Saudi Arabia today
RIYADH: A moon-sighting committee will meet in Saudi Arabia today (Monday) to decide about sighting or otherwise of the Shawwal moon.
The Saudi Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom to look for the crescent of the Islamic month of Shawwal on Monday evening to determine the beginning of the Eid ul-Fitr.
Eid al-Fitr starts when the new moon is spotted in the sky, making the Eid holiday different around the world. The celebrations begin when the fasting month of Ramadan ends and the following month of Shawwal begins.
In Pakistan, The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would meet at Aiwan-e-Auqaf, Lahore on Tuesday evening (Ramzan-ul- Mubarak 29, July 05) for sighting the moon of Shawal-ul-Mukaram 1437 AH.
Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will chair the meeting of committee.
The meetings of Zonal/Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committees would be held at their respective offices. The other members of the committee will attend the meetings of zonal and district committees at their respective places.
The meeting of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) would be held in the building of Ministry of Religious Affairs near General Post Office (GPO).
All the evidence regarding the position of crescent could be conveyed to the chairman, central Ruet e Hilal Committee on cell number 0300-9285203; 0321-2022000; 0333-2697051;0333-5453499; 042- 99213006; 021-9208014; 021-99261412 (Met Department); 051-9205735; 021-99261413; 021-35688307; 021-5688307; 021-9204761; 021-5684550 and 021-99261404.
Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur- Rehman would announce the decision of crescent sighting or otherwise subsequently on the basis of information received after evaluating the evidences.
By Samaa News.