Pakistan observes Eid-ul-Fitr under strict coronavirus lockdown

Pakistan observes Eid-ul-Fitr under strict coronavirus lockdown

Islamabad ( Web Desk ): Pakistan on Thursday celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr with religious zeal and fervour, sweet meals and savouries but under a coronavirus lockdown with strict restrictions in place.

While the meteorological experts and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had earlier said that the moon would not be sighted on May 12; an initial confusion kept the country in suspense till 11:32 pm last night.

A meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee committee took place under the chair of Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad in Islamabad which was also attended by officials from the meteorological department, Pakistan Space, and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), and the Ministry of Science and Technology.