Sole author­ity

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

PE­SHAWAR— Cen­tral Ruet Hi­lal Com­mit­tee (CRHC) is only proper of­fi­cial fo­rum to an­nounce the com­mence­ment of Ra­mada in the coun­try hav­ing sole author­ity to ac­cept or re­ject ev­i­dence for sight­ing of moon. Pro­vin­cial Min­is­ter for Re­li­gious Af­fairs, Auqaf and Mi­nori­ties, Habibur Rehman Khan said this while talk­ing to APP here on Thurs­day re­gard­ing moon sight­ing process in the coun­try. The Com­mit­tee was formed by the Fed­eral Govern­ment giv­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tion to em­i­nent re­li­gious schol­ars of the coun­try. The Min­is­ter termed the meet­ing be­tween Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Re­li­gious Af­fairs Sar­dar Muham­mad Yousaf and Mufti Pop­ulzai was very en­cour­ag­ing, pos­i­tive and ex­pressed the hope that due to these pos­i­tive steps this year Ra­madan would com­mence on the same day across the coun­try.

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