ISLAMABAD: The government has set up a new committee that would determine moon sighting for key Islamic dates and months , said Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday.
The minister said in a Tweet that the five-member committee will comprise of science and technology experts from SUPARCO (Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission) and MET Office.
The minister said the panel would issue calendars for the next ten years of moon sighting for key Islamic months and dates including Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha and Muharram.
He said the committee would put an end to the controversies that emerge every year.
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