Eidul Fitr on Saturday


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Shujaat Hamza

ISLAMABAD: The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee on Thursday announced that Eidul Fitr would fall on Saturday (April 22) as the Shawwal moon had not been sighted.

The announcement was made by Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad at a press conference in Islamabad.

The announcement came after the committee met in the capital. Separate meetings of the zonal and district Ruet-i-Hilal committees were also held at their respective headquarters in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta.

During the press conference, Maulana Azad said that the weather was clear in most areas but was cloudy in some areas. He further said that moon-sighting testimonies were not received from any area, therefore, Eidul Fitr would fall on Saturday.