ISLAMABAD: Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Moulana Abdul Khabir Azad announced that the moon for the month of Shawwal has been sighted on Wednesday, and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across Pakistan on Thursday.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee had convened the meeting to sight the moon for Eidul Fitr in Islamabad, whereas zonal bodies of the committee also met in Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar and Lahore.
The announcement was made by Moulana Abdul Khabir Azad after chairing a meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
On the other hand Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia yesterday (Tuesday). Therefore Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday, May 13 in Saudi Arabia.