Islamabad (Staff Report): The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today (Friday) for the sighting of the Eid-ul-Azha moon.
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will announce the decision of crescent sighting or otherwise subsequently on the basis of information received from the Zonal and District Ruet-e-Hilal Committees at their respective places.
Earlier, the federal government has announced Eid-ul-Azha holidays from August 12 to 15.
"It is notified for general information that 12th to 15th August, 2019 (Monday to Thursday) shall be public holidays on the occasion of Holy Festival of Eid ul Azha," the Interior Ministry announced in its notification. "August 17 2019 (Saturday) will be a working day," it added.