Eidul Azha on Oct 6

Published September 25, 2014
Chairman Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman trying to sight the moon at the Met Office, Gulistan-e-Jauhar. — File photo by APP
Chairman Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman trying to sight the moon at the Met Office, Gulistan-e-Jauhar. — File photo by APP

KARACHI: The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on October 6, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced after no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon on Thursday.

The announcement followed a meeting of the central moon-sighting committee and other zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the country.

No credible sighting of the moon was reported from anywhere in the country, it said.

The Islamic month of Zilhaj will now commence on Sept 27 whereas Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on October 6.

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