The moon for the holy month has been spotted in Pakistan, therefore Pakistan will celebrate Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) on October 19.
After chairing a meeting of the zonal committee at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Kohsar Block, Pak Secretariat in Islamabad on Thursday, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad declared the moon sighting.
The remaining zonal/district committees convened in their provincial/district offices.
Azad had previously stated, based on astrological factors, that the odds of seeing the new crescent Thursday evening were “quite brilliant.”
The new crescent was born on crossing conjunction point at 6:06 Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on Wednesday.