Khyber Pakhtunkhwa celebrates Eidul Fitr today

04 Jun, 2019 10:41 am

PESHAWAR (92 NEWS) – Eidul Fitr being celebrated in in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) today at official level as Eid prayers have been offered in Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Hangu, Bannu and merged districts of tribal areas.

Governor KP Shah Farman offered Eid prayers at the Governor House, as residents of the province also went to mosques to offer Eid prayers today.

KP Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai had on Monday said that Eidul Fitr would be celebrated in the whole province on Tuesday after receiving testimonies of Shawwal moon sighting from across the province.

Earlier, the committee of Masjid Qasim Khan announced that it has received testimonies regarding the sighting of the Shawwal moon.

Mufti Popalzai headed the committee which announced that Eid would be celebrated on Tuesday as over 100 testimonies were received from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The announcement came a day before the official Ruet-e-Hilal committee under the chair of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman would convene its sessions to sight the Shawwal moon.

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