The Pakistan Meteorological Department has said that chances of sighting the moon on Thursday night were extremely high in both Sindh and Balochistan, Express News reported.
According to the Met department, chances of Eidul Fitr taking place on Friday, August 9, were a 100 percent.
The Met department said that the moon would be clearly sighted in interior areas of Sindh including Hyderabad and Karachi. Chances of sighting the moon in Punjab on August 8 were 50 percent, the department said.
Pakistan will celebrate Eidul Fitr on August 9 if the moon is sighted on August 8.
The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will formally convene on August 8 for the sighting of the Eid-ul-Fitr moon.