ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi along with Minister for Religious Affairs Dr Peer Noor-ul-Haq Qadri visited different mosques in Islamabad on Friday night to examine the arrangements made for the namazees (worshippers) during the holy month of Ramadan.
On this occasion, the president expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by mosque administrations to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
He said all the citizens should strictly follow the precautionary measures being communicated by the government.
On Apr 19, President Dr Arif Alvi had urged the electronic and print media to highlight social distancing phenomenon at mosques as agreed between the government and the Ulema.
In a tweet, he had said the worshipers should also be educated so that they themselves ensure social distancing for their own protection and that of others.
Arif Alvi had also shared the image of the prayer congregation at a mosque in Karachi with people maintaining distance and a media report depicting Mosques being disinfected, carpets removed and floors marked to make the people stand at a prescribed distance during the prayer.