The descent over the sighting of Eid moon continued to haunt Pakistan as Eidul Fitr is being celebrated in various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today while the rest of the country will likely to celebrate Eid on Saturday, ARY News reported. The Quran, which was first revealed during the month of Ramazan, indicates (in 2:183) that attaining taqwa through fasting is the main objective.
Dr. Farooq Abdullah prayed for peace and prosperity in the region and said Eid-ul-Fitr was an occasion to remember the destitute, especially the flood victims.
On Friday evening Maulana Nurur Rahman Barkati, Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque in presence of Mamata Banerjee, CM of WB announcing regarding Eid Ul Fitr.
Two large congregations of Eid prayers in Peshawar were held at Eidgah and Bagh-e-Naran. The media office tweet quoted the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department. However, there was no announcement as yet from Barelvi Masjid even when taraveeh prayers were held.
The Supreme Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia will also meet on Thursday, July 16, to witness the Shawwal crescent.
Muslims in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and other Western and European countries will be celebrating Eid along with Arab States today i.e. Friday July 17, 2015.