Islamabad: After a long wait for four hours yesterday, the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced that Eidul Fitr will be observed on Thursday.
The news came as a shock to people as Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had forecasted that there was a very slight chance of moon being sighted. Moreover, Information Fawad Chaudhry had also predicted yesterday that Eid will fall on Friday, saying that the Shawwal crescent could not be sighted on Wednesday as the age of the moon in Pakistan was 13 hours and 42 minutes at that time.
However, following the unexpected announcement, several people took to twitter to share hilarious memes and jokes:
I was not feeling well so i went to sleep but when i woke up for sehri i got to know that #Ruet_e_Hilal_Committee has announced Eid.#عيد_الفطر #EidAlFitr #EidMubarak #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/9y37hJSdmn— Jaweria Khan 🇸🇦🇵🇰 🇵🇸🇹🇷 (@Im_Javeria4) May 13, 2021