Keep limited presence at mosques: Islamic Foundation

United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Published: 13:40, Mar 27,2020


Islamic Foundation has requested people to keep presence at the mosques limited during the Jum’a prayers to prevent transmission of coronavirus.

Anis Mahmud, director general of the Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh, told the agency that people had been asked to refrain from going to mosques without ensuring necessary protection to prevention virus infection.

Earlier, the Islamic Foundation advised returnees from abroad, persons suffering from fever, cough and cold and coronavirus-like symptoms, to avoid going to mosques and public gatherings to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

It also called on the khatibs and imams of mosques to offer special prayers for all so that they stay safe from the coronavirus and discuss the coronavirus issue with utmost importance during the khutba of Jum’a prayers.

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