Saudi Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Shaykh has said that Taraweeh and Eid prayers should be offered at homes amid Coronavirus situation. In his statement, he said that if the situation does not improve till Eid, then Eid prayers should be offered in the houses.
According to a Saudi newspaper, when the Mufti was asked about the Taraweeh prayer during Ramadan, he said, “If the situation of Coronavirus does not improve in Ramadan, then the security measures should be taken to prevent this outbreak.” By following the steps, the prayer can be offered in the house, and the same act can be performed with regard to Eid al-Fitr prayer.
It is to be noted that due to the CCoronavirus there is a partial lockdown in Pakistan, while the gathering of prayers and Friday prayers has been severely restricted.
In this regard, the meeting of the scholars, chaired by President Arif Alvi, will be held on Saturday, during which a unanimous decision will be taken to continue the worship of Ramadan.
In this regard, Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman had said that lockdown would not apply at mosques and that the Taraweeh would continue in mosques during Ramadan.
On this, the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had said that what can be expected from ordinary citizens when the chairman of the government committee violates government orders.