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.

Opinion

Editorial

Updated 19 May, 2022

To be or not to be

The same decision taken weeks or months from now will have far more devastating consequences.
19 May, 2022

Impact on Punjab

THE Supreme Court judgement interpreting the issue of disqualification of parliamentarians under Article 63A of the...
19 May, 2022

Forest fires

THOUGH spot and forest fires have become a perennial phenomenon especially in peak summer, the recent blazes —...
18 May, 2022

SC on defections

THE judgement is monumental and will significantly influence Pakistani politics for years to come. After a nearly...
18 May, 2022

Karachi blast

THE frequency of urban terrorism incidents over the past few weeks in Karachi should send alarm bells ringing within...
18 May, 2022

Threats to Imran Khan

IT seems there is never a dull moment in Imran Khan’s life. First, it was a cabal of local and international...