Citizens requested to contact the committee if they see the Shawwal moon
The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Saturday evening to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
The Islamic Foundation issued a press release in this regard, saying the meeting will be held at the foundation's Baitul Mukarram office after Maghrib prayer for reviewing information on the sighting of Shawwal moon, reports UNB.
Advocate Sheikh Md Abdullah, state minister for the Religious Affairs Ministry and also the president of the committee, will preside over the meeting, the press release added.
Citizens of the country have been requested to inform the committee over phone or fax numbers if they see the Shawwal moon anywhere in Bangladesh sky.
They also can report to the corresponding upazila nirbahi officers or deputy commissioners.
The phone numbers are: 9559493, 9555947, 9556407, and 9558337, while the fax numbers are 9563397 and 9555951.