KSA Grand Mufti confirms Tarawih and Eid prayers to be offered at home as Covid-19 precaution

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh

The Kingdom’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh said no Ramazan’s Taraweeh (evening) prayer or Eid Prayer in case of a Covid-19 pandemic. This means if the number of cases remains in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And if these cases are not in control, there will be no Taraweeh and Eid prayer. More details below.

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Saudi Arabia Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh said no Taraweeh or Eid Prayer

Recently, the Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs also announced that there will no Taraweeh prayers, and people should stay home and pray. The Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also mentioned the same thing. But he also added that if coronavirus situation continues, there will be no Eid Prayer due to social distancing. People will be asked to perform the prayers at home. Another heart-breaking news for the Muslims of the world but it is necessary to avoid anymore spread. Official Tweet below.