The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet today to determine the date of Holy Shab-e-Barat of Hijri 1439 after reviewing reports on sightings of the Shaban moon.
The meeting will be held at the conference room of Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque office at 6:45pm.
Religious affairs minister and committee chairman Matior Rahman will preside over the meeting.
People are requested to inform the committee if they see the moon in Bangladesh over following telephone numbers: 9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 or fax at: 9563397 and 955595.
Shab-e-Barat is observed on the fifteenth night of the month of Shaban.
According to Islamic belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when Almighty Allah writes the destinies of all creations for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.
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