Eid-ul-Azha on July 10 as Zil Hajj moon not sighted

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

Chairman 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 Zil hajj 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.