The announcement was made after 11:30pm after the committee’s assembly in Islamabad that lasted greater than 4 hours. It was presided over by committee chairman Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad, whereas representatives of the Ministry of Science and Expertise and the Meteorological Division have been additionally in attendance.
Separate conferences of zonal and district Ruet committees have been held at their respective regional headquarters.
“[Moon-sighting] testimonies have been acquired from throughout Pakistan,” Maulana Azad advised a press convention. He mentioned though the visibility had been low in lots of areas, testimonies have been acquired from Chaman, Qila Saifullah, Pasni, Peshawar, Mirpurkhas and different cities.
“Subsequently, it has been determined with consensus that the primary of Shawwal […] can be on Might 13, Thursday, and Eidul Fitr can be noticed tomorrow,” the Ruet committee chairman introduced.
In accordance with reviews, there have been sightings from Swabi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan’s Dasht and Turbat areas that have been reviewed by the Ruet committee.
Balochistan Awami Celebration (BAP) chief and Senator Sarfraz Bugti tweeted that the moon had been sighted in Sui space of Balochistan’s Dera Bugti district by Bugti notable Haji Islam Bakhlani. He additionally shared his cellular quantity.
Nonetheless, earlier than the nationwide physique makes its announcement, Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai, who heads the native unofficial moon-sighting committee at Peshawar’s historic Qasim Ali Khan Mosque, declared Eid tomorrow.
“Greater than 175 moon-sighting testimonies have been acquired from totally different areas of the province; we checked and confirmed the testimonials,” Popalzai advised media, including that the testimonies had been forwarded to the central Ruet committee as properly.
In Quetta, zonal Ruet committee member Qari Abdul Hafeez mentioned the physique had not acquired any genuine moon-sighting testimonies from the Balochistan capital.
Addressing a press convention after the committee’s assembly, whereas unverified reviews have been being acquired from Chaman, Zhob, Pasni and different areas of the province. He requested the central Ruet committee to evaluation the testimonies acquired from Balochistan and take a call.