Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Sunday that according to the calendar and Ruet app, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Friday, May 14.
However, the Minister clarified in the same tweet that the final decision in this regard will be announced by the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
The Minister of Information stated that according to the calendar and moon aiming apps, the moon will appear on May 13 and Eid al-Fitr will appear on May 14.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Wednesday (29 Ramadan) to observe the moon on Eid al-Fitr, the agency said in a statement issued a day earlier.
The statement stated that the meeting will be held under the chairmanship of Maulana Abdul Habir Azad, chairman of the Islamabad Hillar Central Committee.
Regional committee meetings will be held in their respective regions, while the central committee will gather witnesses from all over the country.