Zilhaj moon not sighted in Pakistan; Eidul Azha to fall on August 1 - Kashmir Student Alerts

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Zilhaj moon not sighted in Pakistan; Eidul Azha to fall on August 1

Zilhaj moon not sighted in Pakistan; Eidul Azha to fall on August 1

 Ruet-e-Hilal Committee KARACHI: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has made a formal announcement that the crescent of Zilhaj month was not sighted across the country, ARY News reported on Tuesday. Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that the body has not sighted moon and the month of Zilhaj will begin from Thursday (July 23) while Eidul Azha will be celebrated on August 1. 

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee met at Met Complex in Karachi after Asar prayers today to witness the crescent of Zil-haj month. 

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During the meeting, the central committee has also collected evidence of crescent from the zonal committees sat in Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar.