19.3 C
Kuwait City
November 30, 2020
Gulflance
Home » Reopening responsibly: Sharjah mosques prepare to welcome worshippers – News
Khaleejtimes

Reopening responsibly: Sharjah mosques prepare to welcome worshippers – News

Source link


Intensified sterilisation campaign in all mosques, says Sharjah Islamic Affairs Department.

The Sharjah Islamic Affairs Department (SIAD) has launched an intensified sterilisation campaign at all mosques as they prepare to reopen. Though a date for reopening the places of worship has not been specified, the campaign has been undertaken to ensure the safety of worshippers who will come back for prayers after restrictions are eased.

The campaign has been undertaken to ensure the safety of worshippers who come back for prayers after easing of restrictions is announced, a top SIAD official said.

While preparing for the reopening of mosques and the services provided, SIAD has started sanitising all its offices, related facilities, and Quran centres in various parts of the emirate. It is also carrying out cleaning in the mosques’ parking lots and outdoor areas as per the prescribed norms. The department has stepped up inspections in the mosques to ensure they comply with the highest standards and requirements.

Also read: Dubai prepares to reopen mosques with safety rules

SIAD carries out specialised maintenance and partial preventive maintenance, including plumbing, carpentry, and AC upkeep, in a number of mosques.

The department is also currently supervising completion of the construction of a number of mosques in the suburbs and other regions of Sharjah.

SIAD organised a slew of workshops to educate imams on anti-Covid measures as well. It will continue to educate the people on the precautions with guidance from the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the official pointed out.

Last week, some mosques in Dubai had posters of detailed guidelines that worshippers must adhere to when the mosques open. Though a date was not given, the posters issued by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department specified guidelines like wearing a mask and gloves while praying; bringing own prayer mats; and leaving a 1.5m gap between worshippers.

Afkar Abdullah







Click here to read more news from @khaleejtimes

Related posts

UAE President approves new law on food commodities, up to Dh5 million fine for violators – News

gulflance

Coronavirus: UAE reports 1,061 Covid-19 cases, 1,146 recoveries, 6 deaths – News

gulflance

World’s oldest natural pearl found at Abu Dhabi island – News

KT Mobile

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Please spend a minute

Gulflance Poll

Which is worst social media?
Vote Now
close-link

You're currently offline