Sheikh Abdullah Bin Al Manea said the holy month of Ramazan started on April 13 (Tuesday) will last 30 days until Wednesday, May 12 as the moon sighting is unlikely on Tuesday.
The Eid-ul-Fitr (1st Shawwal) will most likely to fall on Friday.
The first day of fasting for the holy month is likely to be Wednesday, April 14 (tomorrow).
The observatory near Riyadh shared the scientific conditions for observing the crescent moon of Ramadan.
The weather department said that the new moon of Jamadi ul Awwal, 1442 AH will born on crossing conjunction point at 21:17 Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on 14 December, 2020.
The met office in its statement said that Rabi ul Awwal crescent will be sighted on the evening of Sunday October 18.
The weather department in its statement said that the new moon of Safar, 1442 AH, will born on crossing conjunction point at 16:00 Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on September 17.
Mufti Muneebur Rehman made the announcement after chairing the central meeting of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (RHC) in Karachi begun after Asr prayers.
Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman would hold the meeting in Karachi after Asr prayers.
According to climate record, the weather is expected to be cloudy or partly cloudy in most parts of the country on that evening.