Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on the 29th of Ramadan, May 12, to sight the Eid-ul-Fitr moon.
The meeting will take place in Islamabad with Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad presiding over it, the statement said.
The meetings of zonal committees would take place in their respective areas, while the central committee would gather witnesses from across the country.
Meanwhile, the meteorological department said the birth of the Shawwal moon will take place after 12:00am on May 12.
“There is no chance that the Shawwal moon will be sighted on Wednesday,” it said.
The exact date depends on the sighting of the Ramzan Moon. Muslims across the world eagerly look forward to the sighting of the Moon.
Eid ul Fitr 2021: Ramadan Moon sighting and Dua or prayers
The prayer for Ramzan Moon sighting is very significant. This is also known as Ramzan ka Chand dekhne ki Dua. Muslims recite a particular prayer whenever he or she sees the crescent moon of the new Islamic month. According to the islamicfinder.com, the Dua is: Allahumma ahlilhu alaina bil-yumni wal-iman, was-salamati wal-Islam, rabbi wa rabbuk Allah (O Allah, bring it over us with blessing and faith, and security and Islam. My Lord and your Lord is Allah.)