Ramadan moon sighted in Pakistan

(Radio Pakistan)
Updated 16 May 2018
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Ramadan moon sighted in Pakistan

  • Ramadan moon has been sighted, says Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman
  • Thursday will be the first day of Ramadan

Ramazan-ul-Mubarak moon has been sighted and tomorrow will be first Ramadan.

This was announced by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman in a press conference a short while ago after chairing a meeting of the committee in Karachi.


Pakistan to host SCO meeting for first time

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Pakistan to host SCO meeting for first time

  • Legal experts will discuss regional terror threats, enhancing counter-terror cooperation
  • “We are ready to share our experiences in tackling the menace of terrorism through the SCO-RATS,” the Foreign Ministry says

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) meeting from May 23-25 in Islamabad, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
This is the first ever SCO meeting to be held in Pakistan, which became a member in June 2017.
Pakistan’s government “is pleased to welcome delegations from SCO member states to Islamabad,” said the ministry.
Legal experts from member states China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan, as well as representatives of the RATS executive committee, will participate in the meeting.
They will discuss terrorist threats confronting the region, and ways to enhance counterterrorism cooperation between SCO member states.
“We are ready to share our experiences in tackling the menace of terrorism through the SCO-RATS,” the ministry said.