Central Ruet e Hilal Committee to meet on Tuesday for sighting Eid crescent

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ISLAMABAD, July 3 (APP):The Central Ruet e Hilal Committee,
chaired by Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman, would meet in Lahore on Tuesday
evening for sighting the crescent of Shawal ul Mukaram 1437 AH.

According to a member of Ruet e Hilal Committee, zonal Ruet e
Hilal Committee, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) would meet in the
building of Ministry of Religious Affairs near General Post Office
(GPO).

Whereas the members of district committees would meet at their
respective district offices for sighting the Eid crescent.

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 evaluatingthe evidences.

According to met office official, the chances of sighting the
crescent of Eid ul Fitr are very bright on Tuesday evening and Eid
ul Fitr could be celebrated on Wednesday.

According to experts the new crescent of Shawwal, 1437 AH will
be born on crossing conjunction point at 16 01 PST on July 04.
According to climate record, the weather is expected
fair/partly cloudy in most parts of the country on July 5.

Meanwhile, a member of Arab Union for Astronomy and Space
Science Dr. Khaled Al Zaaq claimed that July 6 was most likely to be
the day of Eid Al Fitr in most parts of the Islamic world.