The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today to see Shawwal’s moon and announce when Eid Mubarak will be celebrated in Pakistan in 2020.
The meeting will be held in Karachi with Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman in the chair, while regional committee meetings will be held at their respective provincial headquarters.
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday because the moon was not found on Friday.
The Jeddah-based Okaz paper reported that the moon-sighting committee had said that Saturday, May 23, would be the last day of Ramadan, while Sunday, May 24, would be the first day of Eid — Shawwal 1, 1441.
The UAE will also celebrate Eid on Sunday as the moon-sighting committee set up by the justice ministry announced that the moon was not sighted and Shawwal 1 would fall on Sunday, May 24.
The newspaper also reported that Eid al-Fitr will also be held on Sunday in Indonesia, Turkey, Indonesia and Qatar.