The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet at the office of Islamic Foundation in Baitul Mukarram on Saturday evening. The meeting will be presided over by State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah, the Islamic Foundation said in a media briefing. The country will celebrate Eid, albeit with restrictions, on Sunday if the Shawwal moon in sighted on Saturday. Bangladesh has been under lockdown since Mar 26 amid a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths across the country. Worshippers have been requested to offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at nearby mosques in their localities.
Source: bd News24 May 22, 2020 08:26 UTC