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Moon sighting panel sits today

Sun Online Desk     16th May, 2018 08:33:56 printer

Moon sighting panel sits today


The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting today (Wednesday) to decide the start of holy Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence.


The meeting will be held at the conference room of Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram office in the capital at 7:00pm, said a PID handout on Tuesday.


Religious Affairs Minister and moon sighting committee Chairman Principal Matior Rahman will preside over the meeting.


People have been requested to inform the committee over the following telephone numbers – 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 - or fax numbers - 9563397 and 9555951 if they see the moon in Bangladesh sky.


Source: UNB