Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on September 2.
According to source in the National Moon Sighting Committee, the moon for Zilhaj month was sighted in the sky of Bangladesh on Wednesday.
Eid-ul-Azha honours the willingness of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his promised son, Ishmael, as an act of submission to Allah’s command, before God intervenes through his angel Jibra'il and informs him that his sacrifice has already been accepted.
Saudi Arabia’s High Judicial Court announced that, based on confirmed sightings of the new moon crescent on Tuesday, the first day of Eid al-Azha 1438 will be Friday, September 1.
Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated on the 10th of Zilhaj of the Hizri calendar..