Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that the Eid ul Fitr moon will likely be sighted on the 29th fast, falling on June 4.
The federal minister was speaking to media, where he said that according to the lunar calendar, Eid will be on June 5, Wednesday in Pakistan.
Fawad Chaudhry said that the lunar calendar has been sent to the Council of Islamic Ideology.
He said that he requested the council to invite Shahabuddin Popalzai and Mufti Muneebur Rehman so that the ulema can be briefed.
Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and Department of Meteorology participated in making the calendar.