The sighting of the crescent in Pakistan has marked the beginning of the holy month of Shaban, which has commenced today.
It is the 8th month of the Islamic calendar.
The Ruet-e-Hilal committee met under the chairmanship of Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad in Islamabad yesterday to sight the crescent of the blessed month of Shaban.
The holiest night of Shab-e-Barat will be observed on March 7 in Pakistan to seek forgiveness from Allah.
As per our religious traditions, Islamic gathering will be held as well as people visiting the graves of their loved ones to offer prayers.
Muslims around the world celebrate the night of the 15th Shaban with religious fervor by offering nawafil in mosques and making special prayers.