Eid ul Fitr 2019 date revealed by officials

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Eid ul Fitr 2019 date revealed by officials

ISLAMABAD – A meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held in Karachi on Tuesday (June 4) (29, Ramazan-ul-Mubarak,1440, Hijri) for sighting the crescent of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram 1440 AH, said an official of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.

Talking to APP, he said Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will chair the meeting of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Sindh at Pakistan Meteorological Department building, Main University Road, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Karachi.

The other members of the committee will attend Zonal and District Ruet-e-Hilal Committees at their respective places.

The meeting of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) committee would be held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs, near the General Post Office (GPO) Islamabad.

The Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will announce the decision of crescent sighting or otherwise subsequently on the basis of information received.

The position of the crescent may be conveyed to Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman on his cell no 0300-9285203; 0321-2022000; Syed Mushahid Hussain Khalid, Director General (R&R) Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony 0300-6831822; Hafiz Abdul Qudoos, Deputy Director (Q) 0333-2697051 and Pakistan Meteorological Department, Karachi 021-99261412;021-99261413. The chairman will announce the decision of crescent sighting or otherwise subsequently on the basis of information received.

According to the weather department, the crescent of Eid-ul-Fitr is most likely to be sighted in the evening of Tuesday, June 4, thus Eid would be observed on Wednesday, June 5.