Moon sighting panel sits Friday

Sun Online Desk

16th July, 2015 07:56:55 printer

Moon sighting panel sits Friday

The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting on Friday to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims.


Religious Affairs Minister and chairman of the committee Principal Matior Rahaman will preside over the meeting to be held at the Islamic Foundation's Baitul Mukarram office at 7:30pm.


The meeting will announce the date for Eid-ul-Fitr reviewing information about sighting the moon of the holy month of Shawwal, said an Islamic Foundation release on Thursday.


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


Phone numbers are: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 while the fax is 9563397.