Zilhaj moon not sighted in Pakistan, Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on July 10
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The Zihaj crescent has not sighted in Pakistan thus Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on July 10 in the country, reported 24NewsHD TV channel Wednesday.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Syed Abdul Khabir Azad announced the decision after the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting in Karachi.
Hence, the first Zilhaj will fall on July 1 and Eid-ul-Azha on July 10.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Syed Abdul Khabir Azad is presiding over the meeting that was also attended by the members of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee and Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Karachi as well as representatives from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, SUPARCO, Met Office and Ministry of Science and Technology.
Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees across the country also held meetings at their respective headquarters in Islamabad, Lahore Quetta and Peshawar.