Moon sighted, first Ramazan today

Ramadan Moon: Ruet e Hilal Committee Meeting Will Be Held Today

First day of fasting will be observed on Thursday (May 17, 2018).

The holy month of Ramadhan will begin in Jammu and Kashmir and neighbouring Pakistan from Thursday, Chairman of the Pakistan's Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced Wednesday evening.

Along with India moon marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramazan has been sighted in Pakistan too.

The meetings of zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal committees will also be held today at their respective headquarters for collecting pieces of evidence concerning sight of the crescent for the holy month of Ramazan.

A new month in the Islamic Calendar is decided based on sighting of the crescent - the new moon, on the 29th day of an ongoing month.

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He added the age of the new moon on Wednesday evening will be more than 26 hours in all cities of Pakistan, and the difference between sunset and moonset will be 58-60 minutes.

Earlier, the Australian National Imams Council declared that Ramazan will begin today (Thursday).

In a statement, President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain congratulated Muslims on the advent of Ramadan ul Mubarak.

Ramazan is a holy month for the world's almost 1.5 billion Muslims, many of whom practise the ritual of dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers. Scores of Islamic faithful usually commemorate the month-long period with dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers.

Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five obligatory pillars of Islam, along with the Muslim declaration of faith, daily prayer, annual charity - known as "zakat" - and performing the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah.

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