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Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha to be celebrated on Aug 1 – Pakistan

Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha to be celebrated on Aug 1 – Pakistan

The first day of Eidul Azha will probably be celebrated throughout Pakistan on August 1, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman introduced on Tuesday night.

The announcement was preceded by conferences of the moon-sighting committee and different zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the nation.

In a notification, the spiritual affairs ministry stated that the Zilhaj moon had not been sighted and 1st Zilhaj, 1441AH would begin from July 23.

In June, Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry had stated the nation will have a good time Eidul Azha on July 31.

In a tweet, the minister stated the Zilhaj moon can be seen over Karachi and close by areas on July 21. “The Ruet app may also be used to ascertain the exact location of the moon,” Chaudhry had stated.

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