Muharram moon not sighted, Ashura to be observed Sep 21

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On Monday, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced that the sighting of the moon was not reported in Pakistan. It was also reported that the first Muharram, 1439 Hijri would be on Tuesday, September 11. The meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for sighting the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram was held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Islamabad. While talking to the media, the Chairman of Ruat -e- Hilal Committee, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman,stated that the 10th of Muharram would be on Friday, 21st September.