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President Alvi urges scholars to ban congregational prayers after seeking Jamia Al Azhar fatwa

Dr. Arif shared a copy of the fatwa received from AL-Azhar University

President Alvi urges scholars to ban congregational prayers after seeking Jamia Al Azhar fatwa - OyeYeah News
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President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has urged religious scholars to take urgent action to halt congregational prayers in the country and curb the spread of coronavirus in Pakistan.

President Dr. Alvi had requested the supreme council to issue a guideline for Muslims around the world over precautionary measures while performing religious obligations

He said that religious scholars should act on the basis of principles of Islam from the Quran and Sunnah.

Taking it to social media, Dr. Arif shared a copy of the fatwa received from AL-Azhar University.

He tweeted, “I am thankful to Grand Imam Shaikh of Al Azhar & Supreme Council, for responding to my personal request to provide guidance to us with regard to Farz Jamaat & Juma prayers in mosques during #CoronaVirusPakistan attack. The details of Fatwa are below for our Ulema to take action”.

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