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Eid on June 5, according to Pakistan’s first Islamic calendar

Pakistan’s Science Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain launches the first Islamic Hijri Calendar Eid ul Fitr 2019 will be celebrated in Pakistan on June 5, according to the country’s first moon sighting website and Hijri Calendar launched by Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Minister of Science and Technology. This is the first time that Eid day has been…

Security personnel sacrifice their Eid for others

Originally Published in Pakistan Observer (Nov. 20, 2010)Sana JamalWhile the whole nation celebrated their Eid by sacrificing animals and enjoying Eid with their families, thousands of security forces and policemen had to spend their holidays on duties remaining alert against a possible terror threat. On Eid-ul-Azha (Festival of Sacrifice), the guardians of the nation had…