Saudi Arabia Grand Mufti calls to perform Taraweh and Eid prayers at home

In order to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus across the Kingdom, the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and President of the Council of Senior Scholars and General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, stated that people could perform Taraweh and Eid prayers at their home as it won’t be possible for them to be organised in the mosques as a result of the precautionary measures.

Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh said, “Ramazan’s Taraweeh (evening) prayer can be performed at home if it cannot be performed at mosques due to the preventive measures taken to fight the spread of coronavirus”.

Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh statement came as a reply to the number of inquiries raised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance on the holy month of Ramadan, in light of the continuing pandemic.

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