Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry says the Eid moon will be visible in Pakistan tonight (Saturday night), making Sunday Eid. The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is set to meet today to sight the moon but it is expected that they will declare Eid on Monday. Chaudhry addressed a press conference on Saturday where he said the State was trying to accommodate religious groups when it shouldn’t be.
Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt will finally be releasing on Eid ul Fitr, producer Ammara Hikmat confirmed in an Instagram post. Just two days ago, Hikmat had hinted that the film’s release date is not too far. The film is said to be Pakistan’s most expensive production to date.
Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai has announced at Masjid Qasim Ali Khan that the moon of Shawwal has been sighted in Peshawar and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Federal Government has already announced that Met office predicted that the moon will be sighted in the country on Tuesday, June 4 and Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.