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Eid ul Adha 2019 in Pakistan date

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Eid ul Adha 2019 in Pakistan date

Eid ul Adha falls 10 days after the sighting of moon of Islamic month Zul Haj.

The festival commemorates Prophet Ibrahim (Peace Be Upon Him) ’s willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to Allah, before Allah replaced the son with a ram to be sacrificed instead.

It is tradition for those who can afford it to sacrifice domestic animals as a symbol of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only son.

Eid ul Adha in Pakistan is likely to fall on Monday, August 12, 2019 but exact date of the festival is determined after sighting of moon.

Central Ruet-e-Hial Committee comprising religious scholars and weather experts decides whether moon is sighted after collecting evidence from the across the country.

International Astronomical Centre (IAC) in Abu Dhabi says Eid ul Adha would be celebrated in middle east on August 11, 2019.