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Muharram moon sighted in Pakistan

KARACHI: Muharram-ul-Haram moon has been sighted in Pakistan on Sunday. The first Muharram would be on Monday while Youm-e-Ashur will fall on 12th of October, ARY News reported.

This was announced by Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman while addressing a news conference after a meeting of the committee this evening in Karachi.

Meanwhile, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced public holiday in the entire province tomorrow (Monday) on the occasion of first Muharram-ul-Haram, martyrdom of Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA).

The decision was made in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak in Peshawar.

The provincial government has officially notified that the public holiday will be observed on account of Youm-e-Shahadat Hazrat Umar-e-Farooq (Razi Allah o Ta’ala Anho).



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