Shawwal moon was not seen in many countries of the world. Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia on April 22. According to Gulf media, Eid-ul-Fitr will also be celebrated in Brunei, Chapan, Philippines and Thailand on April 22. The Australian Imam Council says that Eid-ul-Fitr in Australia should be celebrated on Saturday, April 22. The Malaysian government says that the Shawwal moon was not sighted in Malaysia, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Saturday, April 22.
Eid Ul Fitr 2023 Shawwal Moon sighting in Pakistan
According to Rawit Hilal Research Council, the birth of the moon will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 09:13 am Pakistan time. On this day i.e. on the evening of 29th Ramadan, the age of the moon at sunset, which should be more than 19 hours for sighting, will be less than 10 hours in all areas of Pakistan.
A meeting of the central sighting of the crescent moon will be held today in Islamabad. The meeting of the central sighting of the crescent moon will be chaired by Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad. The meetings of the committees will be held at designated places across the country. There is very little chance of the Eid moon being seen across the country today. In case the moon is not visible today, Eid-ul-Fitr will be held on Saturday, April 22 after completing 30 fasts. The Meteorological Department says that there will be a solar eclipse on April 20 from 06:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Due to the solar eclipse, the new moon will not be seen in different countries.
The meeting will also be attended by representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology, SPARCO, and the Meteorological Department. Zonal Routet Hilal Committees will meet in Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, and Peshawar.
The position of the crescent may be conveyed to Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman on his cell no 0300-9285203; 0321-2022000; Syed Mushahid Hussain Khalid, Director General (R&R) Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony 0300-6831822; Hafiz Abdul Qudoos, Deputy Director (Q) 0333-2697051 and Pakistan Meteorological Department, Karachi 021-99261412; 021-99261413.