Karachi too polluted for moon sighting, says Shaukat Yousafzai

PESHAWAR: Minister for Well being and Data Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shaukat Yousafzai in a media speak as we speak (Tuesday) mentioned that Karachi’s air pollution made moon sighting troublesome therefore the miscommunication on the matter, ARY Information reported.

The Minister mentioned that Peshawar’s witnesses must be given priority over these sighting moon in Karachi because of the completely different climate, terrain and cleaner atmosphere which adjustments the viewing angles of the moon drastically.

Yousafzai additionally mentioned that he wish to request and advise the chairman of the federal Ruet-e-Hilal committee to make Peshawar their middle for future moon sightings.

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The Minister reiterated that Peshawar have to be an necessary contributor to the choice upon moon sighting even when the committee is dissolved.

Yesterday, Federal Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry in a press convention beneficial the dissolution of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.

He mentioned that the central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, headed by chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman must be suspended.

Relating to the moon sighting app ‘Ruet’, he mentioned that each zone may be adjusted by an individual’s place so moon sighting just isn’t a difficulty anymore.

He additional said that he can be sending the five-year lunar Calendar to federal cupboard for approval subsequent week.

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The minister added that the calendar will then be despatched to International Ministry as he has been receiving constructive suggestions and curiosity from Arab nations.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, arrange in 1974 beneath a decision handed by the Nationwide Meeting of Pakistan, determines the looks of moon and announcement of every Islamic month often.

The aim of the central Ruet committee had been to rejoice spiritual festivals with unanimity within the nation however yearly, though indecision and friction between clerics hailing from completely different sects and provinces added to unneeded controversy over moon sighting.



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