Eid Al Fitr on Thursday as Shawwal moon sighted in Pakistan

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The Shawwal crescent was sighted in Pakistan on Wednesday. Therefore, the first day of Eid Al Fitr will be on Thursday, May 13.

The announcement was made by Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khkabir Azad after five-hour-long meeting for moon sighting.

Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in Pakistan has begun from May 10 till May 15.

Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is yet to make an official announcement in this regard.

“Announcement of Eid Holidays from 10-15 May 2021 — clearly stating intention of reducing national mobility,” the official NCOC statement said.

The forum has announced comprehensive SOPs/guidelines by the name of “STAY HOME-STAY SAFE — Eid-ul-Fitr-2021 from 8-16 May 2021” to slow the spread of the virus.

It has also imposed a ban on chaand raat bazars and tourism during the eid holidays in order to avoid further spread of the virus.

Read more: https://pakobserver.net/eid-holidays-from-may-10-to-15-in-pakistan-says-ncoc/