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Moon sighting committee to meet tomorrow

DHAKA, The National MoonSighting Committee will sit in a meeting tomorrow evening to decide the date of EidulFitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

The meeting will be held at the Islamic Foundation's Baitul Mukarram office at 7:15 pm with state minister of religious affairs and moon sighting committee chairman Sheikh Md Abdullah in the chair, said a press release.

The committee will announce the date of EidulFitr after reviewing information on the sighting of the moon of Shawwal month.

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

The phone numbers are: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337,

while the fax numbers are9563397 and 9555951.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)