Date of Eid to be known this evening
Published: 11:50 AM, 12 May 2021
The National Moon-Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting on Wednesday evening to determine the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims.
The meeting will be held at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation at Baitul Mukarram at 7:15 pm after Magrib prayers, said a press release on Tuesday.
The committee will announce the date of Eid-ul-Fitr after reviewing information on the sighting of the moon of Shawwal month of 1442 Hijri.
People have been requested to inform the committee over the following phone and fax numbers or the deputy commissioners (DCs) or the Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) if they see the Shawwal moon anywhere in the sky of Bangladesh, the release added.
The phone numbers are: 955993, 9555947, 9556407, 9558337, 95663397 and 9559493 while the fax numbers are: 9563397 and 9555951.