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Eid to be celebrated on Oct 15: Kandahari

Eid to be celebrated on Oct 15: Kandahari

Oct 06, 2013 - 13:49

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Noted Afghan astronomer Abdullah Kandahari on Sunday predicted Eidul Adha would be celebrated on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Kandahari told Pajhwok Afghan News the moon was sighted on on Saturday evening and the first of Zil Haj fell on Oct. 6.

Haj, the fifth pillar of Islam, would be performed on Monday when pilgrims would ascend Mount Arafat. The ritual will be followed by Eidul Adha on the 10th of Zil Haj, Kandahari added.

The Afghan government announces the Ramadaninfo-icon and Zil Haj moon sightings based the Saudi Supreme Court's decision.



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