Eid Milad Un Nabi 2018 Pakistan Date Celebrations

Eid Milad Un Nabi 2018 Pakistan Date Celebrations Holiday Photos festival of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that the Rabiul Awwal moon was not sighted anywhere across the country on Thursday, therefore, the month of Rabiul Awwal will commence from Saturday, November 10, and Eid-i-Miladun Nabi would fall on November 21.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee said that the moon for the month of Rabiul Awwal could not be sighted on Thursday evening.

The first Rabiul Awwal will be on November 10, Saturday. The Eid Miladun Nabi will fall on November 21, Wednesday.

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairperson Mufti Muneebur Rehman made the announcement after chairing a meeting of the moon sighting committee.

The announcement was made after a meeting of the committee presided over by Mufti Muneeb, DawnNewsTV reported. He also prayed for the progress and prosperity of the country and the people of Pakistan.

Muslims around the world celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), known in Arabic as the Mawlid al-Nabawi holiday, on 12th of Rabiul Awwal — the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar.Eid Milad Un Nabi 2018 Pakistan Date Celebrations

Eid Milad Un Nabi 2018 Pakistan Date Celebrations Rabiul Awwal Month

In Pakistan, the majority Sunni Muslim population celebrates Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday on 12 Rabi al-Awwal, while the minority Shias keep up festivities on 17 Rabi. The official public holiday follows the Sunni calculation.

Year Date Day Holiday
2018 21 Nov Wed Milad un-Nabi
2019 10 Nov Sun Milad un-Nabi

Eid Milad un-Nabi, “festival of the birth of the prophet”, begins officially in Pakistan with a 31 gun salute issued in the national capital (Islamabad) and with 21 gun salutes from the various province-level capitals.

The flag of Pakistan is then ceremonially raised on all public buildings, and private buildings will be decked out with lights and festive decor.

All over the country, there are colourful parades, special mosque services, forums on the life and teachings of Muhammad, and Koranic recitation contests with prizes. Families also feast together at home, and many donate food, money, and other gifts to the poor and needy.

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