LAHORE: On Friday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department forecast that Eid-ul-Azha 2018 will fall on August 22, Wednesday.
According to Met office, chances are good of sighting the Zil-Hajj moon on August 12.
The Zil-Hajj moon “will be born on Saturday afternoon” and will be visible on Sunday evening, it added.
Furthermore in Saudi Arabia, it is likely that the month of Zil-Hajj will begin on Sunday and Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on August 21.
Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated on the 10th day of Zil-Hajj which is the last month of the Islamic calendar and marks the start of the Hajj pilgrimage.