Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4

Karachi: The new Islamic year starts October 26, 2014 as the crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram 1436 A.H. has sighted in the Pakistan.

The Ashura (the 10th of Muharram) will fall on Tuesday November 4, 2014.

It was announced after Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting here at Pakistan Meteorological Department.

On the other hand, the Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting was held at Ministry of Religious Affairs.