PESHAWAR, September 26: The federal government has announced that Eidul Azha will be celebrated on 6 October because moon was not sighted in Karachi.
The announcement was done by Mufti Munibur Rehman at a meeting of moon sighting committee in Karachi.
Saudi Arabia has announced id on 4 October, while unofficial committee of Masjid Qasim Ali Khan has announced Eid on 5 October.
Majority of Afghan refugees celebrate Eid with Saudi Arabia. This year Eid day would be celebrated on three different days in Pakistan, because refugees will observe Eid on 4 October, most of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would observe Eid on 5 October, and the federal government has announced it on 6 October.