ISLAMABAD:,  (Parliament Times) : The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has announced Shawwal moon sighting in the country, meaning the first day of Eid ul Fitr will fall tomorrow (Wednesday).

The announcement was made by the top moon sighting body chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad following a meeting in Islamabad.

Addressing a presser in Islamabad on Tuesday, the committee chief said the decision was taken based on the testimonies received from the different parts of the country.

Besides the members of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, the officials of the meteorology department, Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco), and the Ministry of Science and Technology too also attended the central moon sighting committee huddle.

The meetings of zonal committees were held in the provincial capitals — Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Quetta.

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