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Moon sighting panel meets this evening -The Asian Age


The National Moon-Sighting Committee sits this evening (Friday evening) to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.

The meeting will be held at the Islamic Foundation's Baitul Mukarram office at 7:15 pm with Religious Affairs Minister Matior Rahman in the chair.

The committee will announce the date of Eid-ul-Fitr after reviewing information on the sighting of the Shawwal moon.

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

The phone numbers are: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 while the fax numbers are-9563397 and 9555951.