The Hindu community in Abu Dhabi has announced their support for the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity’s call to pray for humanity on May 14, 2020.
The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has called on people all over the world to pray to God for an end to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, noting that the world is facing a great danger that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world due to the growing spread of the virus.
COVID-19 has cut across all borders and inflicted huge suffering around the globe. The shared global vulnerability to the coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the realisation that we all belong to one human race, and that compassion, love and feelings of brotherhood should be recognised and embraced in total earnestness.
The virus shows that nothing short of a miracle can stop it. And it is a lesson for humans who have come to believe in their supremacy over other creatures. So if the lesson isn’t learnt, praying for the virus to end is quite a futile attempt
HCHF has invited religious leaders and faithful around the world to a day of fasting, prayers and supplications for "the good of all humanity" and "an end to the COVID-19 pandemic."
The General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments has urged Muslims to perform the eclipse prayer at home in compliance with the preventive and precautionary measures taken in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to WAM.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday led the first Muslim prayers attended by thousands in Hagia Sophia since the controversial reconversion of the iconic Istanbul cathedral into a mosque.
An artificial intelligence-backed study, which studied thousands of tweets by Pakistani nationals, said the posts expressed solidarity with the Indians.
These measures include physical distancing between worshippers of 2 metres, prohibiting gatherings before and after prayer, avoiding shaking hands in all forms and sterilising hands before visiting the prayer rooms, as well as wearing masks.
Sheikh Khalifa called for supplicating God to send rain, mercy and abundance upon the country and its people. He also asked the citizens and residents to pray to Allah to bless the nation with rain and mercy, in accordance with the Prophet's (PBUH) sunnah.