(MENAFN – Kashmir Observer)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhary on Saturday stated Eidul Fitr would fall on Might 24 (Sunday) whilst clergy led Ruet-er-Hilal Committee was gathering within the capital to find the brand new moon.
Addressing the media, the science minister stated that sighting of the moon has all the time been controversial previously. ‘Spiritual festivals ought to promote unity and concord within the nation as a substitute of discord,’ he added.
‘Sighting the moon is not an issue as a consequence of development in science and know-how,’ Chaudhary stated, in response to the Categorical Tribune.
‘Islam is a faith of data and spiritual festivals shouldn’t be made controversial,’ he stated.
Minister stated that it takes just a little greater than 29 days for the moon to finish its orbit across the earth. The peak of the moon must be 6.5 levels and there must be a distinction of round 38 minutes between sundown and moonrise, whereas the minimal angle of view of the moon must be 9 levels.
‘The moon of Shawwal was born at 10:39 pm on the night time of Might 22,’ he stated. ‘Different Muslim international locations could be celebrating Eid tomorrow. The moon can be clearly seen by means of binoculars after sundown at this time. and it may be seen Sanghar, Badin, Thatta, Jiwani and Pasni from 7:36am to eight:14pm. The moon could be seen for 20 hours.’
He added that the ministry has forwarded the suggestions to the prime minster’s workplace and would adjust to their last determination.
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