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Eid-ul-Fitr to be observed on Friday: Kandahari

Eid-ul-Fitr to be observed on Friday: Kandahari

Jul 13, 2015 - 14:25


KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Abdullah Kandahari, a leading national astrologer, has said Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed on Friday (July, 17) in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

In his chat with Pajhwok Afghan News, he said that the month of Ramazan would be of 29 days and the moon of Shawal can be sighted on Thursday morning at 10:00 am and would be visible in the evening as well.

He said the moon would first appear in pacific countries such as New Zealand, Japan and Australia.

It merits mention that Supreme Court of Afghanistan was authorized to announce the month of Ramazan and Eid days after the announcement of government of Saudi Arabia.

The Apex Court said that a special committee would hold a meeting on Thursday evening for moon sighting of the month of Shawal.


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