The meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will be held today for the sighting of the Zil-Hajj moon.
Committee Chairperson Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will preside the meeting in Karachi after Asar prayers, while the zonal committee will hold meetings in their respective areas.
However, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has claimed in a tweet that the moon of Zilhaj 1441 Hijri has been born and would visible in Karachi and its surrounding areas.
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“If there are clouds, download the Ruet app and see the exact location of the moon,” he added.
ذُوالحجہ1441 ہجری کے چاند کی پیدائش (Birth of New Moon) پاکستان کے معیاری وقت کے مطابق رات 10:33 پر ہو چکی ہے. آج 21 جولائی کو پاکستان میں کراچی اور گرد و نواح کے مطلع میں چاند نظر آجائیگا، ہاں اگر بادل ہیں Ruet App ڈاؤن لوڈ کریں بالکل صحیح مقام دیکھیں— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) July 21, 2020
Meanwhile, Arafat Day, which culminates the annual pilgrimage of Hajj, will be on Thursday, July 30.
As Zu al-Hijjah moon was not sighted in KSA on Monday.