A total of 300 mosques in various parts of Qatar will be reopened in the third phase as part of lifting Covid-19 restrictions, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced. The mosques will be open for believers from the dawn prayer Tuesday, July 28.
The ministry has published the list of the mosques and asked believers to follow the directions given by the authorities to prevent the spread of Covid-19. People with ailments and the elderly have been asked to perform prayers at home.
The mosques will be reopened at various areas including Ezgava, Umm Seneem, Al Salata Al Jadeeda, Umm Salal Ali, Umm Salal Mohamed, Umm Ghuwailina, Umm Qarn, Umm Lekhba, Bin Omran, Bin Mahmoud, Bu Sidra, Al Thumama, Al Jumailiya, Al Khor, Al Duhail, Al Rayyan Al Jadeed, Al Rayyan Al Qadeem, Al Sadd, Simaisma, Al Sailiya, Al Sheehaniya, Al Shamal, Al Azeeziya, Ain Kahled, Al Ghanem Al Jadeed, Al Gharrafa, Fereej bin Omar, Al Luqta, Madinat Al Shamal, Madina Khalifa South, Madina Khalifa North, Al Matar Qadeem, Hamad International Airport, Al Mamoura, Muaither South, Muaither North, Al Najma, Al Wakra and Al Wukair.
The ministry has asked all to abide by the restrictions. “Precaution is obligatory and commitment to precautionary measures helps us to win the fight against this epidemic. Do not shake hands even if you are wearing a glove,” a tweet by the ministry said earlier. The worshippers, according to the circular by the ministry, should cover mouth and nose while sneezing, wear face masks as long as they are in the mosques and make ablution at home because the bathrooms and ablution place of the mosques will be closed.
The ministry has asked people not to go to the mosques earlier because they will be opened only with prayer calls. The believers should maintain a distance of 2m and should not gather inside the mosque.
They should bring their own prayer mat and not share it with others or leave it in the mosque.
In the first phase, a total of 500 mosques were reopened on June 15 while 299 mosques were made available for prayers in the second phase on July 1.
The believers can find the nearest reopened mosque by accessing this link .
Related Story