KARACHI: Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced on Sunday that the crescent for the month of Zil Haj has sighted and Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on August 22nd Wednesday.
“We have reached a consensus that the moon for Zilhaj has sighted, and Eidul Azha will now be celebrated across the country on August 22 Wednesday,” said the chairman of Ruet-e-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.
The Islamic month of Zilhaj will now commence on August 13th, 2018 Monday whereas Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on August 22nd.
Eid-ul Azha is celebrated to remember the great sacrifices of Prophet Ibrahim and Prophet Ismail (AS).