Big Update: Eid-Ul-Fitr Date Announced in Pakistan

Big Update: Eid-Ul-Fitr Date Announced in Pakistan


The Meteorological Department once again says the Shawwal moon is likely to be seen on April 9 across the country in Pakistan.


While predicting the rise of Eidul Fitr moon, the department said the moon would conjunct with the sun on April 8 at 11:21pm (local time). On April 9, the age of the moon will be 19 to 20 hours. It will be visible to naked eye for about 50 minutes after sunset and first of Shawwal will be on April 10.


The Met Office forecast that in the southern regions of the country the sky will likely be clear, while the sky could be cloudy in the northern regions.


Meanwhile, Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, has also talked about the possibility of 29-day Ramazan based on scientific findings.


Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Date and History


Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, and is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. In 2024, Eid-ul-Fitr is expected to fall around April 10th or April 11th. However, the exact date of Eid-ul-Fitr varies each year based on the sighting of the moon and may vary by one or two days depending on the geographical location.