The moon of Zil-Hajj has been sighted and the Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on August 12, Monday. This has been announced by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, chairman central Royat-e-Hilal Committee here at the Weather Complex on Friday (August
The month of ZilHaj has already begun in Saudi Arabia as the moon was sighted there. Zil-Hajj is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar. It is the month in which the Hajj pilgrimage takes place.
The federal government has already announced a four-day holiday on accounts of Eidul Azha and Independence Day. On Wednesday, the Interior Ministry issued a notification, declaring August 12 to 15 (Monday to Thursday) a public holiday. Saturday, August 17, however, was declared as a working day for the government employees.
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