The Ministry of Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry has constituted a committee to prepare lunar calendar for the next five years.
A notification to this effect has been issued by the Ministry.
The Committee consists of representatives from the Ministry of Science and Technology, COMSATS, Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission and Metrological Department.
The dates of Ramazan, Eid and Muharram will be determined through technology.
In a statement, Minister for Science and Technology said the committee has been formed to end dispute over sighting of crescent.
Ministry of Science n Tech Committee to resolve #moonsighting controversy constituted pic.twitter.com/LknTHNOsOe
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) May 7, 2019