KARACHI - The Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 25 as no report of moon sighting was received on Monday.

Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced here that no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon.

The announcement followed a meeting of the central moon-sighting committee at the main office of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in Karachi with chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman in chair and other zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the country.

The meeting held for sighting Zilhaj moon ended up with conclusion that Eid in Pakistan will be observed on Friday, September 25 as no credible sighting of the moon was reported from anywhere in the country.

The Islamic month of Zilhaj will now commence on September 16 whereas Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 25. Eid ul Azha will be celebrated on Thursday (September 24) in Saudi Arabia and all other gulf counties as the Zilhaj moon was not sighted on Sunday in Saudi Arab.