The National Moon Sighting Committee has announced yesterday that the moon of Zilhajj month was not visible in the sky of Bangladesh, so the Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated in the country on August 1.
The committee came up with the decision on Tuesday evening at a meeting held in the capital’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.
Meanwhile, Islamic Foundation announced the schedule of Eid jamaats at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.
A total of six Eid jamaats (congregations) will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha.
The first Eid jamaat will start around 7am which will be conducted by Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Senior Pesh Imam Hafez Muhammad Mizanur Rahman. The second one will be at 7:50am, third at 8:45am, fourth at 9:35am and fifth at 10:30am.
The sixth and last Eid jamaat will be held at 11:10am.
On Monday, Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced that the Day of Arafat will fall on Thursday, July 30, and the Eid Al-Adha will be celebrated on Friday, July 31.