ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry whereas launching an internet site primarily based on moon-sighting calendar on Sunday mentioned that Eid ul Fitr this 12 months will fall on June 05, ARY Information reported.
He mentioned the state couldn’t drive any individual over celebration of non secular festivals, it’s a part of perception.
“We now have invited the eye of the spiritual students that the moon may be sighted with the assistance of expertise”, the minister mentioned.
The expertise may simply find the place of the moon with none trouble, the science minister additional mentioned.
Speaking on the options of the moon-sighting web site, Fawad Chaudhry mentioned it gives all related data.
The folks in Pakistan and all Muslims internationally may get assist from this web site, he added.
Earlier, the Ministry of Science and Know-how had introduced to organize Lunar Calendar for 5 years with particulars from 12 months 2019 to 2024.
Federal Minister of Science Fawad Chaudhry introduced earlier mentioned that the lunar calendar ready by a committee of specialists has been forwarded to the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII).
The calendar can be despatched to the federal cupboard after endorsement of the CII, he mentioned.
The CII will overview the lunar calendar and can resolve whether or not the proof about sighting the moon with bare eye is barely acceptable or sighting the crescent with gear can also be acceptable underneath the Islamic regulation.
The CII in its session after Eid will resolve the matter after getting opinion from numerous faculties of Islamic thought, he mentioned.