Senior Correspondent: The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will be celebrated on November 21 across the country as elsewhere in the Muslim World with due respect and religious fervor.
The National Moon Sighting Committee declared the date after meeting at Islamic Foundation conference room in Baitul Mukkarram in the capital on Friday evening.
Md Anisur Rahman, Secretary of Ministry of Religious Affairs presided over the meeting.
The committee took the decision after observing the information from all divisional and district offices, Bangladesh Meteorological Department and Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization.
Cabinet Division joint secretary Khalilur Rahman, Joint Secretary to the Religious Affairs Ministry MA Hamid Jamaddar, Islamic Foundation Secretary Kazir Nurul Islam, Dhaka District ADC (general) Md Shahiduzzaman and others joined the meeting.
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