Eidul Fitr 2024 in Pakistan: Met Office shares update on Shawwal moon

01:19 PM | 9 Apr, 2024
Eidul Fitr 2024 in Pakistan: Met Office shares update on Shawwal moon
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KARACHI – Pakistan Meteorological Department has shared an update for Shawwal moon as all eyes are on moon sighting to celebrate the joyous occasion with fervour.

Eid Moon Update in Pakistan

In its latest statement, Met Office said there are good chances to sight Shawwal crescent on Tuesday's evening, as the new moon was born last night at 11:21 pm, making it between 19 and 20 hours old.

PMD said crescent could be visible for about 50 minutes after sunset. The sky was expected to be clear in southern areas, there will be slightly cloudy conditions in north.

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is slated to meet in Islamabad today to sight the Shawwal moon. The committee's Chairman, Maulana Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad, will preside over the meeting at the Kohsar Complex.

If the Shawwal moon is sighted today, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday (April 10); otherwise, it will be celebrated on Thursday (April 11). 

Eid 2024

Pakistani government has already announced Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, with offices operating five days a week observing three public holidays from April 10 to 12, and those working six days a week getting four public holidays from April 10 to 13.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 24 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 24, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 278.4 for buying and 280.1 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.45.

British Pound rate is 354.5 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.6.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 278.4  280.1 
Euro EUR 301.35 303.45
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.5 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5  77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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