Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Oct 1

KARACHI: The new Islamic yr – 1439 Hijri – has begun as quickly the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram has been sighted within the nation.

The first day of Muharram-ul- Haram, the primary month of the Islamic calendar, shall be on Friday, September 22, whilst the Ashura-e-Muharram might be noticed on Sunday, October 1.

This used to be introduced by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, chairman Central Roet-e-Hilal Committee right here on Thursday.

Earlier the Committee assembly, presided over by Mufti Munibur Rehman, used to be held right here on the Met Office for sighting the Muharram moon and later it additionally reviewed the evidences of latest crescent moon for the brand new Hijri yr, amassed from more than a few portions of the rustic.

However, in Saudi Arabia and different Gulf nations, the month of Muharram has begun on Thursday, September 21.

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