More than 1,000 mosques and prayer grounds across the country will host Eid-al-Fitr prayers, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) announced. Also, no place is available for women, and children aged below 12 years at mosques and prayer grounds.
Awqaf published the list of the mosques and prayer grounds on its social media accounts and asked the believers to follow the safety measures. Name, number and location of the 1,026 mosques and prayer grounds are available on the Twitter handle of the ministry https://t.co/3k5s8quKuU?amp=1.
Eid prayer will start at 5.05am. The ministry has informed that social distancing will be applicable and urged the faithful to follow all precautions and safety measures announced in the last phase of reopening.
As per the advisory, worshippers should not shake hands even with gloves on. They should cover the mouth and nose while sneezing, wear face masks and do ablution at home as the bathrooms and ablution place of the mosques will remain closed. The ministry has urged the faithful not to go to the mosques early as they will be opened only with prayer calls. The believers should maintain a distance of two meters from each other and should not crowd inside the mosque.
The mosques will be reopened at various areas including Ezgava, Umm Saneem, 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 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.