The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Eng. Farid Emadi, announced that “the ministry will open 1040 mosques in model areas and private housing to perform Eid al-Adha prayers, in addition to preparing 14 yards as prayer halls for Eid in youth centers and sports arenas in cooperation with the General Authority for Youth and Sports.”

Emadi said in a press statement, “The Ministry of Awqaf was keen to provide these chapels with the aim of facilitating the worshipers and reducing mosques from increasing the number of worshipers.” He pointed out that “the commitment to health requirements is very high from the worshipers, which indicates their awareness and understanding of the need to adhere to health requirements During Friday and congregational prayers, which will be the same health requirements that will be applied during the Eid prayer, whether it is in the mosques or outside prayer halls. He explained that the ages allowed to enter the mosques according to the ministerial decision issued in this regard, as it affirmed the decision not to allow those who are less than 15 years old, the elderly and the owners of chronic diseases to enter the mosques, in order to preserve the safety of the worshipers in light of these exceptional circumstances that we live due to the pandemic of a virus Corona Novelty .