PESHAWAR: Eid ul Fitr was celebrated in KP at official level.
Eid prayers were offered in all districts of KP including Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Hangu, Bannu and merged districts of tribal areas
KP Information Minister Shaukat Ali Yousafzai had on Monday said that Eid-ul-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 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital, Peshawar 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.
Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Science and Technology, has already announced that Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on June 5 ‘without any doubt’.