Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 in Pakistan: Moon sighted, Eid to be noticed tomorrow


Eid-ul-Fitr will likely be celebrated within the nation tomorrow because the Shawwal moon has been sighted, Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman mentioned on Saturday after a protracted assembly in Karachi.

The committee’s assembly was held in Karachi with Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman within the chair, whereas conferences of the zonal committees additionally occurred at their respective provincial headquarters.

He mentioned that call was made after receiving  genuine testimonies from  Balochistan’s Chaman and Pasni areas.

Responding  to a query about Federal Science Minister  Fawad Chaudhry, Mufti Muneeb demanded  that Prime Minister Imran Khan  should cease him from interfering within the non secular issues. 

He mentioned that the minister “has no real authority” to determine over such issues.

Addressing a press convention earlier within the day, Fawad had mentioned: “The Shawwal moon was born on May 22 at 10:30pm and will be visible between 7.36pm and 8.15pm tonight in Badin, Thatta and Pasni.”

Eid in India and Bangladesh on Monday

Meanwhile, the authorities in Bangladesh and India have introduced that Eid-ul-Fitr will likely be celebrated on May 25 (Monday) because the Shawwal moon was not seen at the moment.

Delhi’s Jama Masjid Shahi Imam in a press release mentioned that the moon was not sighted at the moment and Eid-ul-Fitr nicely be celebrated in Indian on Monday. He additionally appealed to the individuals to take precautions and keep social distancing.

A senior official of Bangladesh’s non secular ministry confirmed that the Shawwal moon has not been sighted within the nation and the primary of Shawwal will fall on Monday.

Furthermore, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have a good time Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday because the moon was not sighted on Friday.

The Jeddah-based Okaz paper reported that the moon-sighting committee had mentioned that Saturday, May 23, could be the final day of Ramadan, whereas Sunday, May 24, could be the primary day of Eid — Shawwal 1, 1441.

The UAE will even have a good time Eid on Sunday because the moon-sighting committee arrange by the justice ministry introduced that the moon was not sighted and Shawwal 1 would fall on Sunday, May 24.

The newspaper additionally reported that Indonesia, Turkey, Indonesia, and Qatar would additionally observe Eid on Sunday.