According to the calendar and app prepared by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the moon of Shawwal will appear on May 13, Fawad Chaudhry.
ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that according to the calendar prepared by the Ministry of Science, the moon of Shawwal will appear on May 13 and Eid-ul-Fitr will be on May 14.
In his tweet on social networking site Twitter, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Barrister Fawad Chaudhry said that although the final announcement of Eid-ul-Fitr is to be made by the Ruwit-e-Hilal Committee, according to the calendar and app prepared by the Ministry of Science and Technology The moon will appear on May 13, while Eid al-Fitr will be on May 14, 2021.
It is to be noted that Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry was earlier the Minister of Science and Technology, and former Chairman Ruwit Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman.
And he used to discuss the issue of moon, and even before the announcement of Ruwit Hilal Committee, the Ministry Science used to announce the sighting of the moon, but Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman was removed from the post of chairman of the sighting committee and was replaced by Imam and Khatib of Badshahi Mosque Maulana Abul Khabir as chairman of the sighting committee.
Responsibilities for science and technology have been handed over to Federal Minister Shibli Faraz.