Ramadan 2018 Moon: First Ramadan will be on May 17 in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Other Countries of the World. Fasting is one of the five mandatory pillars of Islam. Muslims keep fasts in the holy month of Ramadan and seeks Allah’s blessings and forgiveness. This year the holy month of Ramadan is to begin on 17th May 2018 in many countries around the world.
The Saudi Arabian moon gazers said that the Ramadan Moon 2018 not sighted in the country and therefore the holy month of Ramadan will begin on the evening of 16th May while on 17th May there will be the 1st Ramadan. Millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday, 17th May 2018. After the declaration of the concerned authorities the holy month of Ramadan 2018 is due to begin in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Malaysia and Middle East countries.
On the other hand the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee met today at the head office in Karachi to see the Ramadan moon 2018 in Pakistan. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee headed by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman today in Karachi to see the Ramadan moon 2018 in Pakistan.
The Ruet-e-Hilal committee has received the evidence concerning sight of the crescent for the holy month of Ramadan 2018.
In Karachi, the sun set at 7:10 PM and the moon was observed 61 minutes after. Earlier the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had predicted that the Ramadan 2018 moon would likely be sighted on 16th May and the prediction of PMD proved accurate as the Ramadan 2018 moon is sighted in Pakistan and the 1st Ramadan on 17th May (Thursday).
The Chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman has announced that the Ramazan 2018 moon is sighted in Pakistan and the 1st Ramadan ul Mubarak will be on 17th May.
If there will be 30 Rozas (fasts) in Pakistan then the Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 will be on Saturday 16th June.
Here is the Ramadan 2018 calendar and sehr o iftar timing for Lahore:
|1||Thursday||17||03:33 AM||06:53 PM|
|2||Friday||18||03:32 AM||06:54 PM|
|3||Saturday||19||03:31 AM||06:54 PM|
|4||Sunday||20||03:30 AM||06:55 PM|
|5||Monday||21||03:29 AM||06:56 PM|
|6||Tuesday||22||03:28 AM||06:56 PM|
|7||Wednesday||23||03:28 AM||06:57 PM|
|8||Thusday||24||03:27 AM||06:57 PM|
|9||Friday||25||03:26 AM||06:58 PM|
|10||Saturday||26||03:26 AM||06:59 PM|
|11||Sunday||27||03:25 AM||06:59 PM|
|12||Monday||28||03:24 AM||07:00 PM|
|13||Tuesday||29||03:24 AM||07:01 PM|
|14||Wednesday||30||03:23 AM||07:01 PM|
|15||Thursday||31||03:23 AM||07:02 PM|
|16||Friday||01||03:22 AM||07:02 PM|
|17||Saturday||02||03:22 AM||07:03 PM|
|18||Sunday||03||03:21 AM||07:03 PM|
|19||Monday||04||03:21 AM||07:04 PM|
|20||Tuesday||05||03:20 AM||07:04 PM|
|21||Wednesday||06||03:20 AM||07:05 PM|
|22||Thursday||07||03:20 AM||07:05 PM|
|23||Friday||08||03:20 AM||07:06 PM|
|24||Saturday||09||03:19 AM||07:06 PM|
|25||Sunday||10||03:19 AM||07:07 PM|
|26||Monday||11||03:19 AM||07:07 PM|
|27||Tuesday||12||03:19 AM||07:08 PM|
|28||Wednesday||13||03:19 AM||07:08 PM|
|29||Thusday||14||03:19 AM||07:08 PM|
|30||Friday||15||03:19 AM||07:09 PM|
Here you can download wallpapers for Greeting Ramadan 2018:
Zakat and Sadaqah Al-Fitr:
The Sadaqah Al Fitr is different from the annual payment of Zakat and Muslims have to pay it before the Eid-ul-Fitr Prayer.
This year the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has fixed the Nisab for Zakat deduction on bank accounts at Rs39,198 for the current Islamic year. Under the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, no Zakat would be deducted in case a bank account has less than Rs39,198. Here is the statement of issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Monday.
On the other hand the amount of Sadaqah Al Fitr is not yet announced by the concerned authorities. Last year the Chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman had declared that minimum sadqa al fitar is Rs.100 and every one need to pay it according to his/her financial conditions.
Last year the Sadaqah Al Fitr was as per wheat rate was Rs.100, Rs.240 for barley, Raisins rates was Rs.1600 per person.
Roza Fidiya was Rs.7200 as per barley rate and Rs.48,000 as per dates and Raisins rates.
Roza na rakhne ka Kaffara is to feed 60 poor people or to give Rs.6,000 for wheat, Rs. 14,400 for barley, Rs. 76,800 for dates and Rs. 153,600 for raisin.
For more updates regarding the Sadaqah Al Fitr for this year stay in touch with daytimes.pk
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