Karachi, Jul 10: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Saturday that the Zil Hajj moon was not sighted and thus Eid ul Adha will fall on July 21.
The first of Zil Hajj will fall on Monday, July 12, 2021, while Eid ul Adha will be observed on Wednesday, July 21.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee met today for the sighting of the crescent of Zil Hajj 1442 AH at the Met complex of the Pakistan Meteorological Department in Karachi.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairperson Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad arrived in Karachi from Islamabad to preside over the meeting.
Meanwhile, he provincial and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committees met simultaneously at their respective headquarters. The meetings that convened in Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar all reported that no testimonies of the moon having been sighted were received.
Maulana Azad said that while the sky in most areas of the country was clear, it was clouded in a few.
He said that no testimonies of the moon having been sighted were received and so it was decided with consensus that the first of Zil Hajj will be observed on Monday, July 12 and Eid ul Adha will be observed on Wednesday, July 21. (The Express Tribune)