Moon sighting committee meets today to fix Eid day


The National Moon Sighting Committee will hold a meeting in the evening today at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr.

President of the National Moon Sighting Committee and State Minister for Religious Affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan will chair the meeting.

The meeting will review the information of the sighting of the moon in the month of Shawwal in the Arabic year of 1443 and fix the date for the celebration of the Eid-ul-Fitr.

If the moon of Shawwal month is seen anywhere in the sky of Bangladesh, the Islamic Foundation requested all to call at telephone numbers 02-223381725, 02-41050912, 02-41050916 and 02-41050917 and send fax at 02-223373397 and 02-9555951 or to contact deputy Commissioner of respective district or concerned Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO).