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Ramadan 2018 Moon Announcement in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh today evening

17 May 2018, 06:41 | Justin Tyler

Ramadan Moon: Ruet e Hilal Committee Meeting Will Be Held Today

Ramazan moon likely to be sighted today

Otherwise, the next day is counted as the 30th and last day of the ongoing month and the next day is the first day of the new month.

Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, the chairman of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, announced the moon-sighting on Wednesday evening consequent to a meeting held at the Pakistan Meteorological Department's (PMD) main office.

Ramazan will begin on Thursday in Saudi Arabia, England as well as in other countries.

On Tuesday, Khalid Ejaz Mufti, the Secretary General of the Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) had said that the holy month could begin from Thursday despite the fact that Ramazan moon was not sighted in Gulf and the Far East countries.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee in its Karachi meeting on Wednesday confirmed receiving testimonies of sighting the moon from certain districts and parts of the KP including Buner, Mansehra, Hangu, Swabi, and others. It stated that according to astronomical parameters, there is a fair chance of sighting the new moon of Ramazan, 1439 AH on 29th of Shaban, 1439 AH.


President Mamnoon said that the Holy Month of Ramadan teaches peace, brotherhood patience and perseverance.

The sighting of the moon marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan during which Muslims all around the world will be keeping fasts from crack of dawn to dusk.

This year, Ramadan falls on long summer days for Muslims in the Northern Hemisphere.

Meanwhile, special preparations are also on in the Muslim world for Salate Taraveeh - the special night prayers offered in the month of Ramadan besides daily prayers five times in a day.



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