Will there not be a Taraweeh prayer in Saudi Arabia this year? Almost Islamic countries of the world, including Saudi Arabia, are banned from offering public prayers in view of the spread of the global outbreak of Corona.
Every year, millions of Muslims from all over the world go to Saudi Arabia exclusively to offer Umrah prayers and prayers in Ramadan, but due to the Coronavirus, prayers are banned in all mosques in Saudi Arabia and Only specific staff members are praying.
Saudi Arabia’s Minister for Islamic Affairs, Dr Abdul Latif Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Shaykh, has said that if the corona is not abolished from the world, the ban on congregation prayers will remain in mosques.
Taraweeh at home
Dr. Abdul latif prayed to Allah to get rid of the corona epidemic as soon as possible, saying that prayer in the mosques of obligatory prayers is more important than Taraweeh.
He said that those who attend the mosques or perform Taraweeh at their homes, may Allah Almighty accept the worship of all people.
The Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs also proposed the establishment of a Committee on Sharia Science to prevent the Corona pandemic.
He appealed to the people to believe in Allah and to follow the directions given by the government to end the pestilence.
Sheikh Dr Abdul latif said that the authorities have banned the sharing of news on social media regarding the coronavirus.
Referring to paying for funeral prayers during the Coronavirus, the Saudi minister said that there should not be many people at the funeral, if anyone wants to attend a funeral, he can pray it at his house.
Saudi Minister said that research on religious and Sharia matters falls within his ministry and it is our responsibility to provide people with factual information regarding the outbreak.
He added that our ministry will also stop the misinformation spread by the people regarding the epidemic.
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