The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Friday evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
The Islamic Foundation issued a press release on Thursday saying the meeting will be held at the foundation’s Baitul Mukarram office at 6:45pm (after Maghrib prayers) for reviewing information on the sighting of Shawwal moon.
Mohammad Faridul Haque Khan, state minister for Religious Affairs, will preside over the meeting, it added.
People have been requested to inform the committee through the following phone and fax numbers if they see the Shawwal moon anywhere in Bangladesh sky.
The phone numbers are: 02-223381725, 02-41050912, 02-41050916, and 02-41050917, while fax numbers are 02-223383397 and 02-9555951.
They also can report to the concerned upazila nirbahi officers or the deputy commissioners.