KARACHI: The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 13, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced after no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon on Friday.

"We have reached a consensus that the moon for Zilhaj was not sighted, and Eidul Azha will now be celebrated across the country on September 13," said the chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee.

The announcement was preceded by meetings 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 September 4 whereas Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 13.

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