KARACHI: According to the moon sighting committee under the astute leadership of Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman the moon was not sighted this evening, Monday.
The Muharram moon was to be sighted today by the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee but they informed the country of their being no sightings today.
Due to the moon not being sighted, 1st Muharram will be on 12th of September and Ashura falls on the twenty first according to the Gregorian calendar.
Earlier, the Met Office had predicted that Muharram-ul-Haram will begin on September 12.
Strict security measures will be taken during Muharram and law enforcers have their security plans ready.