SRINAGAR — The crescent for the holy month of Ramadan has been sighted in Pakistan, the country’s Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Tuesday evening.
Chairman of the Committee, Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, made the announcement after a meeting of the moon sighting committee in Peshawar.
Muslims in the country will observe the first day of fasting on Wednesday, April 14.
Meanwhile, in Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Azam (Chief Cleric) Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam said that the confirmation about the Ramadan moon has been received from Jammu areas this evening.
He said the formal announcement of fasting to begin in the Union Territory from Wednesday will be made shortly.