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Requirements for praying in mosques during Ramadan
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The official spokesman for the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, Dr. Taher Al-Buraik Al-Amri, announced the update of the protocol for organizing prayer in mosques

The official spokesman for the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, Dr. Taher Al-Buraik Al-Amri, announced the update of the protocol for organizing prayer in mosques and and chapels for the blessed month of Ramadan, expanding the reception of worshipers and resuming many procedures that were suspended due to the conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating that all The procedures will be subject to continuous supervision and monitoring during the first week of the month of Ramadan, and the procedures will be modified or updated according to the epidemiological situation and according to the data of the continuous follow-up. for the blessed month of Ramadan, expanding the reception of worshipers and resuming many procedures that were suspended due to the conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating that all The procedures will be subject to continuous supervision and monitoring during the first week of the month of Ramadan, and the procedures will be modified or updated according to the epidemiological situation and according to the data of the continuous follow-up.

The new update stipulates that women’s chapels will return to normal during the holy month, and the update also stipulates the resumption of daily mosque lessons after the afternoon or evening prayers and the lectures of the guests of His Highness the President of the State in mosques, and allowing drinking water to be distributed to worshipers provided that it is canned, with an emphasis on The necessity of having volunteers to monitor the precautionary measures in mosques and women’s chapels, such as the obligation to wear a mask, the obligation to use personal or single-use carpets, and adherence to all precautionary measures in place in advance.

The new update included keeping the distance of one meter between worshipers while allowing the establishment of Tarawih prayers throughout the holy month, and the Tahajjud prayer in the last ten days of the blessed month of Ramadan according to certain regulations, including that the time between the evening prayers and the establishment of the evening prayers be 20 minutes, and that a period of 45 minutes The evening prayer with the Tarawih prayer is 8 units of intercession and the Witr prayer. The Tarawih prayer is held immediately after the evening prayer, and a time not exceeding 45 minutes is allocated during the Tahajjud prayer in the last ten days of Ramadan.

The update also stipulated amending the queues of worshipers to be in a straight (vertical) shape instead of a zigzag, in order to facilitate the process of entry, exit and organization, and to restore the residence times for the five daily prayers to their previous era before the pandemic, and to continue providing the Qur’an in mosques and chapels, provided they are sterilized after use.