Eid ul Adha on July 10

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The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Wednesday that the Zilhajj moon has not been sighted in Pakistan, adding that Eid ul Adha will be observed on July 10 (Sunday).

Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Maulana Syed Abdul Khabir Azad announced the decision following a meeting of the committee, held in Karachi after Maghrib prayers to sight the crescent moon.

Addressing a press conference, Azad said no testimony of the moon being sighted was received from any part of the country. The first day of Zilhajj would fall on July 1 (Friday), he added.

“May God grant the blessings of the upcoming days to the entire Islamic world and this beloved country of mine,” he said. Azad stressed that a message of unity should be taken forward. The chairman then held prayers for peace and stability in the country.

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