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Moon sighting committee to meet Tuesday

| Updated: June 03, 2019 19:26:17

Moon sighting committee to meet Tuesday

The National Moon-Sighting Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday evening to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, 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, reports BSS.

The committee will announce the date of Eid-ul-Fitr 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 are-9563397 and 9555951.

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