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Zilhaj moon sighted: Eid ul Azha will fall on 12th August

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and other Gulf states will celebrate the Eid on August 11th

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The Central Ruet e Hilal Committee has sighted the Zilhaj moon and Eid ul Azha is now going to be celebrated on 12th August 2019, Monday, across Pakistan.

Earlier, the experts had predicted Eid ul Azha to fall on 12th August as per the newly found Lunar Calendar. Minister of Science and Technology had already announced the dates for Eid and Muharram.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and other Gulf states will celebrate the Eid on August 11 (Sunday) after Zilhaj moon was sighted in the region yesterday.

A four-day holiday on accounts of Eidul Azha and Independence Day has already been announced by the Interior Ministry. August 12th to 15th will be public holiday, however, August 17th, will be a working day for government employees.

 

the authorIfrah Salman

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