Muharram moon not sighted, Ashura on August 9th

Ashura will be marked on August 9th ( Tuesday)

The crescent of Muharram 1444 AH has not been sighted in Pakistan, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee  announced it after meeting at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Quetta.

Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad presided over the meeting, attended by the members of the Karachi zonal committee along with the representatives of the ministries of Religious Affairs, Science and Technology, and SUPARCO.

The meetings of Zonal and District Ruet-e-Hilal committees were also held for collecting evidence in respect of the sighting of the new moon at their respective offices.