Moon sighted: Ashur on Sept 10

ISLAMABAD: The Ruet-e-Hilal Central Committee announced that the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram has been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur will fall on September 10 (Tuesday).

The first of Muharram ul-Haram – the first day of the Hijri year 1441 according to the Islamic calender – will be observed on September 1 (Sunday) and Youm-e-Ashur on September 10 (Tuesday).

Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman presided over the meeting over sighting the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram, which was held at at the Meteorological Complex in Karachi.

Meeting of zonal committees were held in major cities of the country to collect evidence of Muharram moon sighting, which sent them to the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee which made the final decision based on evidence from across the country.