KARACHI: The moon of Zil Hajj 1444 Hijri has been sighted in Pakistan, according to which the first Zil Hajj will be on June 20, while Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated with religious fervor on June 29.
A meeting of the Royat Hilal Committee was held in Karachi under the chairmanship of Maulana Abdul Khabir, the chairman of the Royat Hilal Committee, in which the Meteorological Department and SPARCO officials were also present for assistance while the members also participated.
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Apart from this, meetings of zonal committees were held in other areas including Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar.
The Zil-Hajj moon was sighted in various areas including Lahore, Karachi, Bahawalpur, after which the Chairman Rawit Hilal Committee officially announced it and said that Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Pakistan on June 29.
Chairman Viewing Hilal Committee said that after the testimonies received from all over the country, a unanimous decision has been taken to see the moon of Zil Hajj.