Eid-ul-Adha to be celebrated on Aug 1, Six Eid jamaats at Baitul Mukarram

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.