Publish date11 May 2020 - 19:49
Story Code : 462211

Iran to reopen mosques on Tuesday

Mosques across Iran will be reopened maintaining health protocols announced to contain the new coronavirus pandemic, top cleric confirmed.
Iran to reopen mosques on Tuesday
Head of Islamic Development Organization Hujjat-ul-Islam Mohammad Ghomi announced on Monday that all mosques across Iran will be re-opened preserving health protocols under the coronavirus pandemic.
As he informed, the decision for re-opening of the mosques have been made due to the request of Iranian people and following the held talks with officials of the Iranian health ministry due to the order of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei about holding the religious ceremonies on the upcoming Laylat al-Qadr nights in Ramadan.

The official added that he has held the affiliated talks on practical methods of having mosques reopened with the Iranian health minister on Monday.

Religious sites, holy shrines and mosques have been closed to public for nearly three months as part of measures to prevent spread of the new coronavirus pandemic in Iran.
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