Moon sighting panel to sit today

16 May 2018, 12:59 | updated: 16 May 2018, 13:50

NTV Online

Dhaka: The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting on Wednesday to decide the start of holy Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence.

The meeting will be held at the conference room of Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram office in Dhaka at 7:00pm, said a PID handout on Tuesday.

Religious Affairs Minister and moon sighting committee Chairman Principal Matior Rahman will preside over the meeting.

People have been requested to inform the committee over the following telephone numbers – 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337—or fax numbers—9563397 and 9555951 if they see the moon in Bangladesh sky.