ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry on Monday stated the House and Higher Ambiance Analysis Fee (Suparco) must be handed again to the Ministry of Science and Expertise.
He was talking on the groundbreaking ceremony of an area observatory in Islamabad on Monday. Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairperson Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad was additionally current.
“We’ve got laid the inspiration of one thing nice right here,” stated Maulana Azad, talking in regards to the house observatory. “The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will derive a whole lot of technical help with the assistance of this house observatory.”
He stated Chaudhry had promised the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee full technical help for sighting the moon. The committee’s chairperson stated efforts had been underway to make sure your complete nation celebrates the primary of Ramadan and Eid on the identical day.
He urged folks to play their half in making certain Pakistan is remodeled into the State of Madina, in keeping with the imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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Talking on the ceremony, Chaudhry stated his ministry will arrange house observatories in Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar as effectively. “Astronomy is a topic that many Muslim scientists maintain near their coronary heart,” he stated.
He cited a well-known verse from iconic poet Allama Iqbal, saying: “Sitaron se aagay jahaan aur bhi hain, abhi ishq ke imtihaan aur bhi hain”.
The minister stated Pakistan was the second nation after the united states to ship its rocket into house, including that Pakistan began its house mission in 1960.
Talking in regards to the fashionable period, Chaudhry stated the dispute was not whether or not one noticed the moon or not. “The issue these days is, how will these mark Ramadan who’re dwelling on the moon?” he requested, including that the world is heading in direction of colonising the moon.
Maulana Azad says he’ll guarantee Eid and Ramazan noticed on similar dates countrywide
This isn’t the primary time Maulana Azad has voiced the need to make sure the entire nation marks the primary of Ramadan and Eid on the identical dates.
In January, he had stated his committee will attempt its finest to “be certain that the nation’s complete Muslim inhabitants will observe Ramadan fasts and rejoice Eid on the identical days.”
Azad had additionally held a gathering with provincial Auqaf (belief) minister Saeedul Hasan Shah and had stated that he would carry an enchancment within the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’s working, including that he’ll make choices with “all faculties of thought on board.”