Muharram moon sighted; Youm-e-Ashur to fall on August 30
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The Muharramul Haram crescent has been sighted and Youm-e-Ashur would fall on August 30 (Sunday), the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Thursday.
Mufti Muneebur Rehman presided over the meeting for the moon sighting committee, which was held at Karachi's Meteorological Complex.
Later, addressing a press conference Mufti Muneeb announced that the first of Muharram, which is also the first day of Hijri year 1441 according to the Islamic calendar, would be observed on August 21 (Friday) and Youm-e-Ashur would fall on August 30 (Sunday).