It's predicted by astronomers that the moon won't actually be visible until Friday 15 June.
If the moon is seen anywhere in the country on that day, then the foundation declares that Eid will be celebrated the next day, reports BBC Bangla. "Eid-ul-Fitr is on June 16", said Bukhari.
Eid ul-Fitr, an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide, marks the end of fasting month of Ramzan.
The sighting of the Shawwal moon marks the end of Ramadan.
After a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset, Muslims celebrate Eid with massive family feasts and prayers. "So, that means the Eid will be celebrated on Saturday in Delhi and several other parts of the country", he was quoted by news agency PTI. Meanwhile, private sector workers have been given leave for the first two days of Eid-ul-Fitr - meaning they will return to work on Sunday.
Every year, the controversial moon-sighting committee led by its self-appointed head holds its meeting at the Masjid Qasim Ali Khan in Peshawar on 29th Ramazan welcoming witnesses from all over the province.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has also confirmed parking timings during the Eid holiday.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday said it is unlikely that the Shawal moon will be sighted today.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Thursday evening (today), to sight the Shawwal moon.
Muslims pray during mass to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, July 17, 2015. Special prayers, including Traweeh prayers, were offered all across the Muslim world. It is believed that the holy book of Quran was written during this month.