News Desk: The government has issued a circular with eight instructions, including maintaining the health rules, during the prayers of holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims.
A circular issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs this afternoon urged all concerned to follow eight guidelines for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha celebrations considering the overall situation in the country.
The guidelines are as follows:
No lighting will be allowed on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Azha celebrations.
Everyone has to perform ablution at respective residences before going to Eidgah or mosque.
Soap or hand sanitizer must be kept at the place of having ablution (wadukhana) at mosque or Eidgah to prevent the Coronavirus infection.
A worshiper (musulli) must wear mask and should not use the prayer mat (Jainamaz) and cap earlier kept in mosques.
While performing Eid prayers, they must maintain a gap maintaining the health rules and social distancing. Musullis have to stand keeping one row gap in prayers.
Khatibs, imams, mosque management committees and local administration have been requested to offer doa to the Almighty Allah after the holy Eid-ul-Azha prayers to save the country and its people from the lethal diseases Covid-19 pandemic.
Khatibs, imams and mosque management committees and local administrations have been requested to ensure the proper execution of these health guidelines.
In the case of animal sacrifice (slaughtering the sacrificial animals), the instructions of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock have been asked to follow properly.
The local administration, law enforcement agencies, people's representatives, officials and employees of the Islamic Foundation and the management committee of the concerned mosques have also been requested to execute the directives of the government.