Dr. Qibla Ayaz, Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chairman, Urge people to offer Friday prayer at home in order to preventive measures to avoid the outbreak of coronavirus.
While addressing a press conference he said “We need to adopt preventive measure however there is no need to create an atmosphere of fear from the virus,”
The Islamic Ideology chairman further said that the Mosques should play a role of community centres and instead of arresting prayer leaders, the authorities should seek their support in implementing the preventive measures along with them.
Qibla Ayaz said that the minorities should also be taken care of during the coronavirus pandemic and economic relief should be given irrespective of religious and ethnic divisions.
“Distribution of ration from Mosques will prove effective during the ongoing situation,” he said further Qibla requested the government, civil society and masses to work jointly to defeat coronavirus.
For funeral and burial procedures, Qibla said that only close relatives should be allowed to attend the proceedings and the burial process should be carried out keeping in view the religious and humanitarian norms, recommendations given by him
Qibla Ayaz urge to use the word ‘martyr’ for the ones who die from the Coronavirus.
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