Shawwal crescent not sighted, Eidul Fitr to be celebrated on Saturday


KARACHI, Jun 14 (APP):The crescent of Shawwal was not sighted in any
part of the country, and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday, June 16th.
This was announced by Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti
Munib Ur Rehman after chairing a meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for sighting the moon of Shawwal, the tenth month of Islamic Calendar which marks the ending of Ramadan, at the meteorological department of Pakistan, Karachi.
Earlier, the meteorological department had predicted, “According to
astronomical parameters, there is a slight chance of sighting the new moon of Shawwal, 1439 AH on the evening of 14-06-2018 i.e. on 29th of Ramadan, 1439 AH.