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Zil-Haj moon sighted; Eid on Oct 27

Chairman of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman leads the moon-sighting duties in Karachi. – Photo by PPI
Chairman of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman leads the moon-sighting duties in Karachi. – File Photo by PPI

KARACHI: The zonal committee made the announcement that the ‘Zil-Haj’ moon was sighted on Wednesday and Eid would be celebrated on Oct 27, DawnNews reported.

A meeting of the Ruet-e-Hilal committee in Karachi was headed by Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman and also included Sparco, Navy and Metrological department representatives.

The moon was also sighted in Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.

While authorities in United Arab Emirates and Saudi-Arabia have announced that Eid would be observed there on Oct 26.


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