Saudi Arabia,UAE, UK, KPK celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr
By Rizwan Khatik - Mon Aug 20, 8:20 am
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, UK Muslims and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday.
The Zonal Moon Sighting Committee of KPK proposed the provincial government for announcement of celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday (today) after rejecting Central Ruat-e-Hilal Committee’s announcement.
The Central Ruat-e-Hilal Committee announced last night that Shawwal moon was not seen anywhere so Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Monday, August 20.
The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approved proposal of the Zonal Moon Sighting Committee and announced to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday across the province.
Most parts of the KPK province are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr but Hazara Division had not celebrated it, following announcement of Hazara Sooba Tehrik chief Baba Haider Zaman’s declaration that they will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, according to the announcement of Central Ruat-e-Hilal Committee.
Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in most parts of the KPK including Peshwar, Kohta, Bannu, Kirk, DI Khan, Lucky Marwat, Charsadda, Sawabi and Mardan.
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Muslims in UK are also celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr.