GB issues guidelines for Eid

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Gilgit

In order to minimize the risk of spread of covid-19 during the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, the government of Gilgit Baltistan on Tuesday issued notification for Eid-ul-Fitr in light of the instructions of NCOC.

According to notification, Eid prayer should be organized in open space under stringent covid-19 protocols and in case of any compulsion to offer prayer inside the masjid,all doors and windows should be kept open for ventilation to minimize the chances of spread of disease.

All ulmas leading Eid prayer should be sensitized to keep sermon and Khutba short so that people remain present in prayer venue for brief duration of time,read notification.

It was further elaborated in the notification that efforts should be made to discourage sick, elderly,young children below 15 years of age for attending Eid prayer amid current disease situation.—APP

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