Toady on 8th Auguts 2013, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting will be held in Karachi for sighting Shawwal crescent moon while the zonal committees will hold meetings at their respective locations.
Chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will preside the meeting.
Meteorological and other concerned departments will provide technical assistance to the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
Earlier, DG Met Office Arif Mehmood said that Eid moon will become visible in the coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan.
He said it was necessary for the moon to attain the age of 41 hours to become visible. The moon will grow older than 41 hours on August 8 (today).
However, DG Met said that difficulty may be faced in sighting the moon due to the sky being partially cloudy or overcast.