Muslim devotees asked to offer prayers at home

Sun Online Desk

6th April, 2020 03:31:25 printer

Muslim devotees asked to offer prayers at home

The Islamic Foundation on Monday urged all Muslim devotees to offer prayers at home to help prevent rapid spreading of coronavirus.

The foundation also called for keeping limited the participation of the devotees in Jummah at 10 and five-time regular prayers at 5.

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has issued an emergency notice on Monday restricting the congregation adding that a maximum of 10 devotees can attend the Jummah prayers on Friday in mosques.

The ministry also asked other religious believers not to congregate at any place to perform religious rituals rather they were asked to say prayers at home.

Earlier on Saturday, the foundation urged all Muslims to say prayers on the night of the holy Shab-e-Barat at their respective homes in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak.

‘All have been specially requested to say prayers on the night of Shab-e-Barat on April 9 staying at their respective homes,’ said an IF statement.


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