KARACHI  - The moon of Muharram, first month of the Islamic calendar, has been sighted and the first of Muharram will be on Friday (today), November 16.This was announced by the Chairman on the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, Mufti Munibur Rehman, here on Thursday. He was chairing a meeting of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee. Mufti Munib said that quite a number of people saw the moon at Karachi, Jhelum, Islamabad and other places. He stated that the members of Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee themselves saw the moon.It was unanimously decided that the first of Muharram will be on Friday, November 16. The Ashura Muharram will be on November 25, Mufti Munib added.He appealed to the people to cooperate with the government and the law enforcement agencies for maintenance of peace and amity during Muharram.Mufti Munib also appealed to the ulema and Khateebs not to utter anything that may hurt the sentiments of the people from any other school of thought.