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Eid on Thursday as Shawwal moon not sighted today

Update : 09 Apr 2024, 21:49

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Thursday (April 11) as the moon of Shawwal month of 1445 Hijri was not sighted in the sky of Bangladesh today.

 "The moon of Shawwal month of 1445 Hijri was not sighted today in the sky of the country. So, the holy Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday," said a press release of Islamic Foundation (IF) this evening.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee at the office of IF at Baitul Mokarram National Mosque with Religious Affairs Minister Md. Faridul Haque Khan, MP, in the chair.

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