Shawwal moon not sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan on Saturday

KARACHI: The Shawwal moon, 1439 Hijri, has not been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be commended in Pakistan on Saturday, June 16, 2018, reported Ruet-e-Hilal council here Thursday.

The declaration was made by Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal board of trustees Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. He led the meeting at the Met office Karachi.

The proof of moon sighting was not gotten from any part of the country, in this manner, Eid would be commended in Pakistan on Saturday, Mufti Muneeb said. Prior, the Pakistan Meteorological Department, had said that it was far-fetched the Shawwal moon will be sighted on Thursday.