Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman has been removed from the post of chairman of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Pakistan.
The government has appointed Khatib of Badshahi Mosque Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad as the new chairman.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs has issued the notification in this regard on Wednesday.
The newly nominated committee also includes representatives from the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Meteorological Department.
According to a notification, the newly constituted committee will consist of 19 members, including the chairman.
Meanwhile, Dr. Raghib Hussain Naeemi, Allama Muhammad Hussain Akbar, Maulana Fazlur Rahim, Dr. Yaseen Zafar, Mufti Muhammad Iqbal Chishti, Dr. Mufti Ali Asghar, Mufti Faisal Ahmed, Syed Ali Qarar Naqvi, Mufti Yousaf Kashmiri have been appointed as the committee’s members.
Hafiz Abdul Ghafoor, Mufti Fazal Jameel Rizvi, Qari Mirullah, Sahibzada Habibullah Chishti, Mufti Zamir Sajid have also been appointed as the committee’s members.