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Shawwal Moon Sighted In UAE, Eid To Be On Friday

Web Desk(June 14, 2018): The moon of the month of Shawwal, marking Eid-ul-Fitr, has been sighted in the United Arab Emirates, it emerged on Thursday.

Following the moon sighting, the first day of Eid will fall on Friday, June 15.

As per media reports, the International Astronomy Centre said that the crescent of Shawwal moon was sighted in Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain.

The final decision will be announced after Maghrib prayers, said the center.

Meanwhile, a meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman is underway in Karachi for the sighting of the Shawwal moon.

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