The central moon sighting physique will meet tomorrow (Tuesday) in Quetta for the sighting of Muharram crescent — the start of recent Islamic calendar.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will chair the assembly within the Balochistan’s capital.
The conferences of zonal and district moon sighting committees can even be held at their respective Headquarters on the identical time.
The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) citing astronomical parameters mentioned there are slim possibilities of sighting the Muharram moon on July 18 (Tuesday), which is able to mark the start of the brand new Islamic 12 months, 1445 AH.
As per the Met Division, the brand new moon might be born on the crossing conjunction level at 11:32pm on July 17 (Monday). Due to this fact, the crescent might be sighted the subsequent day.
“Based on astronomical parameters, there’s Slight Probability of sighting the brand new moon of Muharram, 1445 AH on the night of 18-07-2023 i.e. on twenty ninth of Zilhaj, 1444 AH,” the PMD mentioned in a notification issued on this regard.
The Met Division additionally cited the local weather report, in line with which the climate is anticipated to be partly cloudy or cloudy in most components of the nation.