Moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia, 1st Ramazan on Monday

Moon, sighted, Saudi Arabia, 1st Ramazan, Monday
04 May, 2019 11:06 pm

RIYADH (92 News) – The Ramzan moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, hence the first of the holy month will be observed in the country on Monday.

The Saudi Supreme Court had asked the people to see the Ramazan moon for two days, but it could not be sighted till Saturday evening.

Ramzan will also begin in the UAE and other Gulf states on May 6.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is set to meet on Sunday evening for moon sighting of Ramzanul Mubarak.

The moon sighting body will meet after Maghrib prayers at Met Office Complex in Karachi. Mufti Muneebur Rehman, chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, will preside over the meeting.

Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees will meet in Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar, while the district bodies will meet at their respective headquarters.

The weather department earlier stated that the moon of Ramazan will not likely to be sighted on the evening of May 5.

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