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Eid-ul-Fitr: National Moon sighting committee to meet on Sunday

The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Sunday evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.

The Islamic Foundation issued a press release on Saturday saying the meeting will be held at the foundation’s Baitul Mukarram office after Maghrib prayers for reviewing information on the sighting of Shawwal moon.

Mohammad Faridul Haque Khan, State Minister for Religious Affairs and also president of the committee, will preside over the meeting, it added.

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

The phone numbers are: 02-223381725, 02-41050912, 02-41050916, and 02-41050917 while the fax numbers are 02-223383397 and 02-9555951.

They also can report to the concerned upazila nirbahi officers or the deputy commissioners.

Source: United News of Bangladesh