PESHAWAR – Ramadan moon has been sighted in Pakistan on Tuesday, announced Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Abdul Khabir Azad.
Addressing a press conference after the central meeting held in Peshawar, he said that the country will observe the first fast on Wednesday. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital hosted the first meeting of the central committee in 17 years.
Representatives of Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), and the Ministry of Science and Technology were also part of the meeting.
Meanwhile, meetings of the zonal committees were held in various cities of Pakistan, including Hyderabad, Karachi, and Islamabad.
Saudi Arabia observed the first day of the holy month today as moon was sighted in the Kingdom on Monday.