A four-day holidays has been declared throughout the country for Eidul Fitr, as stated by the PML-N-led federal government.
Following the announcement made by the interior ministry, Eidul Fitr vacations will be observed from Monday, May 2 to Thursday, May 5, 2022.
All government and private offices will remain closed from Monday and reopen on Friday (May 6) on account of Eidul Fitr.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was handed a report that recommended three days of vacation time for the event, nevertheless, the premier granted four days of vacation time instead.
The Prime Minister’s Department forecasted that Eidul Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3 this year, stating that the Shawwal moon would not be visible anywhere in the country on the evening of Ramazan 29. (Sunday, May 1).
They also said that the new moon will be born around 1:28 a.m. between the nights of April 30 and May 1.
The scientists went on to say that the dimensional difference between the moon and the sun should be at least 10 degrees, but that in Pakistan it will only be eight degrees, making it nearly impossible to see the moon even with a telescope.
If the skies are clear on Monday evening, the moon will be seen clearly and for a lengthy period of time in all parts of the country.