After launching Pakistan’s first official moonsighting website, the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Ch has also announced the first moonsighting mobile app named “The Ruet” on Thursday.
The app displays information about the various phases along with the real-time information of the moon and Islamic Hijri calendar.
The moonsighting app has been named The Ruet after the Ruet-e-Hilal committee, which is the official moonsighting committee in Pakistan responsible for announcing the start of the lunar month.
According to the app’s description presented on the Google Play Store,
“The Ruet is a utility and information application related to moon and sighting of the moon in Pakistan by the Ministry of Science and Technology.”