Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

By Muhammad Rashid

KARACHI, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman on Thursday announced that the Muharram-ul-Haram moon had been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur would be observed on August 30.

The holy month of Muharram would begin on August 21, Mufti Muneeb said after he chaired a meeting in Karachi.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department had already said that there was a good chance of moon sighting of Muharram-ul-Haram on August 20 (Thursday).

The PMD, in a statement, had said that the new moon of Muharram, 1442 AH would be born on crossing conjunction point at 07:42 PST on August 19.

The weather is expected to be cloudy/partly cloudy in most parts of the country.

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