Rabiul Awal’s moon was not sighted in Pakistan on Saturday evening.
The Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) will be celebrated across the country on Friday, September 29.
The third month of the Islamic calendar will commence on Monday, Sep 18, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad announced following a meeting of the moon-sighting committee in Islamabad.
The moon sighting time in the country was till 7:50 PM, according to the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
There is no evidence of moon sighting received from any place in the country, Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad announced.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad presided over the meeting held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony in Islamabad.
Members of both the Central and Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees including Mufti Zameer Ahmed Sajid, Mufti Muhammad Iqbal Naemi, Mufti Abdul Salam Jalali, Allama Mustafa Haider Naqvi, and others are attending the meeting.
The Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees also met at their respective headquarters in Lahore, Karachi, Quetta, and Peshawar.
Technical assistance was also provided by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfraz, Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission’s (SUPARCO) Ghulam Murtaza and Zain-ul-Abidin from the Ministry of Science and Technology.