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Shab-e-Barat: Moon sighting body to sit Tuesday

  • Published at 10:48 PM April 16, 2018
Shab-e-Barat: Moon sighting body to sit Tuesday
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Shab-e-Barat is observed on the 15th night of Shaban month.

The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Tuesday to determine the date of holy Shab-e-Barat of Hijri 1439 after reviewing reports on spotting of the Shaban moon.

The meeting will be held at the conference room of Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque office around 6:45pm.

Religious Affairs Minister and the committee’s Chairman Matior Rahman will preside over the meeting.

Residents of Bangladesh are requested to inform the committee over the following telephone numbers – 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407, and 9558337 or fax 9563397 and 955595 – if they see the moon.

According to Islamic belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when the Almighty writes the destinies of human beings for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.

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