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Committee set-up to decide 10-year lunar calendar for Eids and Ramadan

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Islamabad: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said a five-member committee has has been constituted to prepare a ten-year calendar for Muharram, Eids and Ramadan to end dispute arising from sighting of crescent.

The minister said in a tweet on Sunday, the lunar calendar would be promulgated in the country after getting federal cabinet’s approval.

He said the committee would consist of members from Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Meteorological Department and Science and Technology and they would start working from next week.