The meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will be held today (Friday) in Karachi for sighting Zilhaj moon. According to an official of the of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, chairman Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will chair the meeting which will be held in Karachi’s Meteorological Department after Asr prayer.
The meetings of zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal committees will also be held today at their respective headquarters for collecting evidences in respect of sighting if Zilhaj moon or otherwise.
On the other hand, the Zilhajj moon was sighted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday. August 11 (Sunday) will be the first day of Eidul Azha, according to an announcement by the kingdom’s Supreme Court.
Arafat day, which marks the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage and falls on the ninth day of Zilhajj, will fall on August 10. Oman has also announced that August 12 (Monday) will be the first day of Eidul Azha in the country.
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