The house decorated for the wedding in Ras Al Khaimah.
An Emirati family in Ras Al Khaimah set a precautionary condition for those invited to attend the daughter’s wedding in coronavirus time.
The wedding was held at the bride’s home in the Maamoura region in Ras Al-Khaimah, on Friday night.
The guests were asked to undergo a COVID-19 tests, and to present the negative result of the test before entering the house.
The family instead of the traditional wedding cards, asked for a COVID-19 negative certificate.
This was done for the safety of the guests and is in line with the directives of the wise leadership of the UAE.
The authorities have urged all residents to follow the precautionary measures set by the Ministry of Health, including social distancing, and avoid large gatherings, and wearing masks.
Dr Jumaa Hassan Al-Mulla Al-Mansoori, the father of the bride, told Gulf Today, “The preventive measures set for the wedding is to preserve the safety of guests and society in general, and in compliance with the orders of the government.”
Around 25 guests were present, in accordance with the safety and precautionary conditions, and that includes presenting the COVID-19 results before they enter the home and participate in the ceremony.
Mahalla Hassan Al-Mulla, the bride's aunt, indicated that the family had taken the initiative to decorate the house were minimal. It was done to add an atmosphere of joy, and to enhance the participation of relatives, friends, neighbours and people in general.
Some unfortunately could not make it in light of the current pandemic.
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