According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the Ramzan moon will be sighted on April 2 and the first Ramadan will be observed on April 3, 2022.

The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will convene on April 2 (Saturday) to observe the Ramzan moon. Considering the scientific data, Pakistan will observe the first Ramadan on 3 April and Eid-ul-Fitr on 3 May, according to Secretary-General Khalid Ijaz Mufti.

Earlier, he predicted that the new moon will be born at 11:24 AM on April 1, and the age of the moon will be at least 19 hours at the sunset of April 2 (29 Shaban).


Ramzan timings for Banks and Educational Institutions

After educational institutions and offices, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday issued updated public dealing timings for the banking sector for the holy month of Ramadan.

Banks will operate Monday to Thursday from 10 AM-1:30 PM (without break). While the bank timing for Friday will be 10 AM-1 PM (without break).

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The educational institutions in Punjab that operate on a single shift will be open from 8 AM to 12 PM. While institutions that operate on double shifts will be open from 8 AM to 12 PM and 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM.