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Moon sighting panel meets Friday

Published on: 8:45 pm - Thursday | June 14, 2018

The National Moon-Sighting Committee will sit on Friday evening to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.

The meeting will be held at the Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram office at 7:15pm with Religious Affairs Minister Motiur Rahman in the chair, said an Islamic Foundation release on Thursday, reports the UNB.

The committee will announce the date of Eid-ul-Fitr after reviewing information on the sighting of the Shawwal moon.

People have been requested to inform over following phone and fax numbers if they see the Shawwal moon anywhere in Bangladesh sky.

The phone numbers are: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 while the fax numbers are—9563397 and 9555951.