Abu Dhabi (Gulf Inside) Ramadan 2022 UAE: After a two-year suspension due to COVID-19 epidemic diseases, Taraweeh prayers and religious lectures returned to mosques during Ramadan, National Crisis, Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) announced on Wednesday.
At the NCEMA briefing, the UAE announced the latest guidelines for worshipers in the country. The updates were announced before Ramadan, which is expected to begin on April 2.
The new update states that Taraweeh prayers can be performed in mosques and chapels throughout Ramadan, provided that a social distance of 1 meter is maintained between the worshipers. In the last 10 nights of Ramadan, Tahajjud prayers will also be offered in the mosques of UAE from midnight under guidelines.
The latest guidelines for Ramadan include allowing women to pray in mosques, and keeping a physical distance of one meter between worshipers.
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Authorities reiterated the importance of being cautious and protecting oneself against corona virus epidemics.
Earlier, the NCEMA had announced that for the first time since the outbreak of the corona virus in 2020, iftar tents would be allowed across the country. People attending Iftar tents need to be at least one meter away, and Iftar tents must be opened two hours ahead of time. Break the fast and ensure the safety of the people.
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In addition, security guards or volunteers must be present to manage people entering and leaving the Iftar tents. In addition, posters need to be put up at all entrances and exits of the Iftar tent to ensure the flow of people.