Govt, ulema finalize 20-point agenda on mosques and congregations

 

  • No carpets in mosques and imam bargahs. People are encouraged to bring their own prayer mats.
  • Social distancing will be observed.
  • Refrain from talking and discussions in mosques.
  • Mosques which have compounds will hold prayers outside rather than inside the building.
  • Elderly and sick people will not come to mosques.
  • Taraweeh preparations will be made only in mosques, not on roads
  • People will be encouraged to offer taraweeh at home.
  • Mosque floors will be washed with chlorine disinfectants.
  • Prayer mats will also be disinfected with chlorine mixture.
  • Congregational rows will be formed with s a 6ft distance be between worshippers.
  • Committees will be formed to ensure preventive steps are followed.
  • Ablution should be performed at home.
  • Necessary to wear masks at mosques.
  • No handshakes or hugs
  • Worshippers will refrain from touching their faces.
  • Better to do atekaf at home
  • No preparations for sehri and iftaari be made in mosques.
  • Mosque administration will remain in contact with local police administration and cooperate with them.
  • Mosque administration and police are asked to maintain social distancing during prayers.
  • Government can review and change any part of its policy on mosques during Ramazan if it feels these measures are not being followed or the rise in cases is exponential.