Zilhaj moon sighted in Pakistan

Karachi: The Zilhaj moon was sighted in Pakistan, announced chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman here Sunday. Talking to media at Met Office here after chairing a moon sighting meeting, he said credible evidences as per Sharia were received from different cities of the country regarding the sighting of Zilhaj moon; therefore, the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee officially announces the commencement of the month of Zilhaj. The Eidul Azha would be celebrated in Pakistan on October 16, 2013.