Mufti Muneeb asked technologists to stop predictions about Eid-ul-Azha Moon
Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, Chairperson of the Ruet-e-Hilal committee for moon-sighting, started a campaign in which he demanded technologists to stop making predictions about Eid-ul- Azha moon.
He asked Ministry of Religious Affairs to restrain the Met Office, the power on climate forecasts, from creating celestial satellite sighting forecasts.
Observers say that one reason for taking such step is to prevent misunderstandings and to strengthen the position of Ruet-i-Hilal Comittee (RHC). Whereas others believe that the committee wants to get unique privileges for this liability, depending on vision for moon-sighting instead of the medical techniques applied by the Met Office to perfectly estimate the overall look (and disappearance) of the moon on certain Islamic schedules.
The correspondence to the Religious Ministry that asked for the same was published on Wed, according to reviews. A senior formal in the ministry who desired to stay unknown, revealed that this decision appeared after last month’s questionable press meeting at the time of Eid ul Fitar celestial satellite sighting. Visitors may keep in mind on that day, Mufti Muneeb was swarmed with the press, creating him reduce his self-control given the actions of certain press employees at the press meeting.
The resource also revealed that Met’s office has the correspondence and has taken observe whereas no formal reaction has been created yet.
Furthermore, the committee will collect at Karachi on 2nd of Sept for the Zilhaj moon sighting to declare the time frame for Eid ul Azha.