Pakistan to launch its first ever space observatory in Islamabad
Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain will lay the foundation stone of Islamabad Space Observatory at Shakarparian in Islamabad today (Monday).
The objective of establishing this observatory is to resolve the issue of moon sighting on the occasions of Ramazan, Eidul Fitr and Eidul Azha.
This would also help in scientific research and science education.
The space observatory would play an instrumental role in educating youth on astronomy and related phenomena of space science.