The Federal Minister of Science and technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted earlier in the week that the moon of Zilahj are going to be visible over Karachi by the 21st of July which suggests the Eid-ul-Azha are going to be celebrated on 31st of July. The predictions are accurate because it is being made by an app referred to as “The Ruet” which tells the precise location of the moon.
A couple of weeks ago Fawad Chaudhry stimulated an issue regarding the sighting of the moon. Fawad tweeted the situation of the moon along side the expected date of Eid-ul-Fitr every week earlier. consistent with him the moon of Shawal was alleged to sight on May 24th implying that the moon crescent are going to be visible on 29th of Ramzan which corresponded to May the 23rd.
The date of Eid-ul-Fitr was confirmed before the Ruet-i-Hilal committee’s statement. consistent with Fawad Chaudhry, the previous political parties always attempt to please the religious groups and parties within the country.
He said: “The state should be above controversies and sectarian issues. The state doesn’t favor the groups. It runs its affairs consistent with the law and constitution of the country.” He also said that the religious parties and groups became very strong within the country such a lot that they need started imposing their will within the matter of states.
He further said: “Islam may be a forward-looking religion and encourages its followers to accumulate knowledge, adopt technology, and apply logic. We dismiss contrary opinions that discourage adopting science for the progress.”
The Ruet-i-Hilal committee called upon the minister and asked him to exit and leave the matter of moon sighting issue for the committee as they need been carrying this obligation for years.