Zil-Hajj moon announcement due shortly

Ruet-e-Hilal committee meets in Karachi on Friday evening for sighting crescent of Zil-Hajj

Therefore, Saturday will be the 30th of Dhu al-Qa'dah, the 11th month of Islamic calender and Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on September 13.

Earlier, Met Department predicted that there were fair chances of moon sighting, but unfortunately, no proper evidence was found to Central Ruet - e - Hilal Committee which met in Karachi under Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman.

Eid ul-Adha 2016 is expected to begin on Sunday, September 11.

Eid-al-Adha will take place on Monday, September 12, and takes place at the start of the month of Shawwal.

DG Aukaf Tahir Raza Bokhari said that Zil-Hajj moon was not sighted anywhere in Punjab on Friday.

The Day of Arafah marks the second day of Hajj pilgrimage at the holy site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. 12, the ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs announced.

Muslims in the United States, United Kingdom and other Euripean countries rely on the moon sighting report of Saudi Arabia.

The suspect in the imam slaying pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday to murder charges.

Eid al Adha is celebrated all around the world on 10th of Dhul Hijjah - the month revered as one of the holiest month is the Islamic calendar.

Those fears dissipated on Thursday when Saudi Arabian religious authorities announced that the holiday would take place on September 12. In India and the Philippines, Eid al Adha is declared a public holiday.

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