More than 900 mosques and prayer grounds across Qatar will host Eid-al-Adha prayers, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has announced. Awqaf published the list of the mosques and prayer grounds on its social media accounts. Name, number and location of the 924 mosques and prayer grounds are available on Awqaf’s Twitter handle - https://twitter.com/AwqafM/status/1416706718948544515?s=19. Eid prayer will start at 5.10am.
Eid al-Adha will be on July 20 based on astronomical calculations, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.
The mosques will be reopened at various areas including Ezgava, Umm Saneem, Al Salata Al Jadeeda, Umm Slal Ali, Umm Slal Mohamed, Umm Ghuwailina, Umm Qarn, Umm Lekhba, Bin Omran, Bin Mahmoud, Bu Sidra, Al Thumama, Al Jumailiya, Al Kharaitiyat, Al Jeryan, Al Huwaila, Al Kharrara, Al Khalidiya, Al Kharsaah, Al Kheesa, Al Dafna, Al Doha Al Jadeed, Al Thakira, Al Soudan, Al Sailiya, Al Sheehaniya, Al Ebb, The Pearl, Al Murra, Al Messila, Al Mirqab Al Jadeed, Al Meshaf, Al Mamoura, Industrial Area, Al Najada, Al Hilal, Al Wajba, Umm Ghuwailina, Al Khor, Al Duhail, Al Rayyan Al Jadeed, Al Rayyan Al Qadeem, Al Sadd, Simaisma, Al Sailiya, Al Sheehaniya, Al Shamal, Al Azeeziya, Bani Hajer, Bu Samra, Bu Sidra, Dukhan, Raas Lafan, Rawdat Al Hamama, Rawdat Al Khail, Rawdat Al Fars, Rawdat Aba Al Heeran, Semaisma, Onaiza, Fereej Al Nasr, Fereej bin Dirham, Fereej Al Manaseer, Fereej bin Omran, Fereej bin Mahmood, Fereej Abdul Aziz, Leibeib, Legataifiya, Meraikh, Mesaieed, Messaimeer, Msheirib, Nuaija, Wadi Al Sail, 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.
Meanwhile, strict Covid-19 preventive and precautionary measures announced earlier will be in place at mosques and prayer grounds where social distancing will be applied since Awqaf and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) have announced no relaxation. No place will be available for women, and children aged below 12 years at mosques and prayer grounds.
As per the earlier advisory by Awqaf, Ehteraz with green code should be shown. Believers should co-operate with competent authorities and should not shake hands or crowd around the doors of the mosques.
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment is carrying out cleanliness drives across the country while cleaning and sanitising mosques and prayer grounds ahead of Eid-al-Adha prayers.