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April 3, 2020

PUC asks clerics to implement govt’s directives for Jumma prayers

National

April 3, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) appealed to clerics and Ulema from all over the country to ensure implementation on directives of the government in connection with Juma prayers in their respective areas.

Ulema and religious scholars should ensure implementation on code of conduct to restrict public from visiting Juma prayers in massive numbers. “Any Muslim can't restrict fellow Muslims from visiting mosques but coronavirus pandemic rising alarmingly owing to serious attitude of public,” said clerics and religious scholars of Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC).

In a joint statement leadership of Pakistan Ulema Council and renowned religious scholars from all over Pakistan including Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Maulana Abdul Haq Mujahid, Maulana Rafiq Jaami, Maulana Nauman Hashir, Qazi Matiullah Saeedi, Allama Abdul Karim Nadeem, Maulana Zubair Zahid, Maulana Abubakar Sabri, Maulana Asadullah Farooq, Maulana Qasim Zikriya, Allama Tahirul Hasssan, Qari Asmatullah Muhavia, Maulana Aziz Akbar Qasmi, Maulana Hussein Ahmed Darkhawsti and Maulana Yasir Alvi have appealed Ulema and clerics to ensure implementation on directives of the government regarding Juma prayers in their respective districts and divisions.

Ulema were also urged not to get into resistance with respective local administrations following restrictions on Juma prayers in wake of coronavirus pandemic outbreak. Public should say prayers inside homes by ensuring safety of their dear ones by ensuring implementation on preventive measures of the government against coronavirus pandemic.