Muharram moon sighted, Youm-e-Ashur on Aug 30 , Aug 20, 2020

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Muharram moon sighted, Youm-e-Ashur on Aug 30 , Aug 20, 2020

         ISLAMABAD- Youm-e-Ashur, the martyrdom day of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions will fall on August 30 (Sunday) as the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram was sighted on Thursday evening.

         The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, in a notification, quoted the decision of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting held in Karachi Thursday evening that the first month of the Islamic Hijri Calendar Year 1442 would begin on Friday (August 21) and consequently Youm-e-Ashur (10th of Muharram-ul-Haram) would fall on Sunday (August 30).