Lunar calendar to be presented before Cabinet for approval, implementation: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Jul 15 (APP):Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said the ministry would present the Lunar Calendar before the Federal Cabinet for approval and its implementation across the country officially.

Addressing a press conference here, he said along with the calendar, the ministry would also suggest the cabinet to abolish the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee so that technology could be utilized in the modern era for crescent sighting.

He said initially the calendar had been prepared for a period of five years as more research was taking place, which would introduce more modern techniques in coming years.