Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit on Tuesday to decide the date of Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals of the Muslims.
The meeting to be held at the Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram conference room will announce the date of Eid-ul-Azha reviewing information on the sighting of the Jilhaj moon, a statement said on Sunday.
State Minister for Religious Affairs and Chairman of the moon sighting committee Advocate M Shahjahan Mia will preside over the meeting to be held at 6:15 pm.
People have been urged to inform the committee over the following phone and fax numbers if they see the moon of Jilhaj anywhere in the Bangladesh sky.
Phone numbers are: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 while the fax is 9563397.
BBN/SSR/AD-14Oct12-9:28 pm (BST)
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