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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that Eid Takbeer will be broadcast through various mosques in Dubai on the morning of Eid.
The broadcast during the current time will help revive the Sunnah and the community’s link with the mosques. Congregational prayers continued to be suspended in mosques.
Mohamed Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Executive Director of the Mosques Affairs Sector, said that Eid Takbeer will be broadcast after the Fajer prayer for an hour before sunrise on the first day of Eid from the mosques’ minarets.
The decision to broadcast Eid Takbeer comes in response to the Dubai community’s wishes.
Al Falasi further said broadcasting the Takbeer will lift the community’s spirits amidst the current circumstances. Precautionary measures have been imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus and safeguard public health and safety, he stressed.
Al Falasi called on citizens and residents to stay at home and abide by the precautionary guidelines issued by the authorities.
Here is some good news for the faithful. After reopening beaches and parks to the public albeit with strict regulations, Dubai has given the green light for opening the doors of mosques to the public – again.
The world’s tallest building’s Twitter account said, “Burj Khalifa wishes you and your loved ones a blessed Eid Al Fitr.”
Indonesians in Dubai and the Northern Emirates are looking at spending time with their countrymen at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesian in Al Hudaiba, Dubai this first day of the Eid Al Fitr.
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