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Shawwal Moon Likely Visible in Pakistan on April 9th: PMD

Shawwal moon is anticipated to be seen in Pakistan on April 9: PMD.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has once again predicted that Shawwal moon is likely to be sighted across Pakistan on April 9.

On April 9, the Moon will be between 19 and 20 hours old. The Meteorological Department says it will be visible with the naked eye for about 50 minutes after sunset.

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Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabeer of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee previously stated that Eid ul Fitr 2024 is expected to occur on Wednesday, April 10 in Pakistan.

Maulana Azad suggests that scientific observations indicate a high likelihood of sighting the Shawwal crescent moon on the 29th of Ramadan this year.

Traditionally, Eid celebrations begin a day earlier than expected to provide people enough time to prepare and participate in the happy festivities.

With the government planning a four-day holiday from April 9 (Tuesday) to April 12 (Friday), combined with the regular weekend holidays on Saturday and Sunday celebrated by both government and select private offices, the overall holiday period is projected to last six days.

Eidul Fitr is a significant cultural and religious holiday for Muslims around the world, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, which is characterized by fasting, prayer, and meditation.

In Pakistan, the event is widely celebrated, with family gathering to exchange greetings, eat meals, and perform acts of charity for those in need.

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