A few days back, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had announced that the launch of Moon sighting website, just keeping his promise. However, his promise for the launch of moon sighting mobile app was yet to be fulfilled. Yesterday, following the launch of Pakistan’s first official website, Moon sighting mobile app Ruet was announced. The app named ‘Ruet’ is available for download on Google play store.
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) May 30, 2019
Just like the website, this app also has the same features. It can reveal the current phase and age of the moon. It can also show you Hijri calendar. While using this app, one would be able to manually set location to any coordinates in Pakistan. It also includes moon phases calendar and can tell new moon details by the Islamic calendar.
Ruet: Pakistan’s first Moon Sighting Mobile App
According to the app, Eid Ul Fitr will be celebrated on 5th June 2019 in Pakistan. However, Eid Ul Azha will be celebrated on August 12, 2019. As revealed above, the app tells the tentative dates for the next five years so next year Eid Ul Fitr will be marked on 24 May, and Eid Ul Azha will be on July 31.
Fawad Chaudhary also ensured that the launch of this website and this App will not affect the role of religious clerics. While addressing this issue, he said that there is nothing wrong with using knowledge.
In order to download “The Ruet”, click here.