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No More Physical Distancing in Mosques in Turkey

Friday, November 12, 2021 2:51 PMLast Update: Friday, November 12, 2021 2:57 PM



Obligatory prayers performed with the congregation in mosques and prayer halls can be performed according to the normal "saf" order (shoulder to shoulder, feet to feet), provided that the hygiene and mask rules are followed.


In the letter sent with the signature of the President of Religious Affairs, Ali Erbaş, regarding the "saf" order (congregational lines) in mosques and prayer halls, it was reminded that necessary measures have been taken in mosques and prayer halls since 13 March 2020 in order to protect the health of citizens within the scope of the COVID-19 epidemic.


In the article, which emphasized that there were no problems caused by the epidemic due to the necessary sensitivity to the issue by the religious officials and citizens, it was emphasized that there was no need to pray in open areas due to winter conditions, and that the population aged 18 and over was vaccinated to a large extent throughout the country.


In the article, which pointed out that it was necessary to make a new regulation considering the society's accustomed to complying with the epidemic measures, the statement stated, "The obligatory prayers performed with the congregation in mosques and prayer halls can be performed according to the normal "saf" order, provided that the hygiene and mask rules are followed."


 

This article is taken from https://www.trthaber.com/haber/gundem/cami-ve-mescitlerde-normal-saf-duzenine-geciliyor-625525.html

It has been translated with an AI translator without the intent of editing or changing it.

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