Federal Minister for Non secular Affairs and Inter-faith Concord Noor-ul-Haq Qadri mentioned Monday mosques will stay open this Ramazan like they functioned final yr — with coronavirus SOPs intact.
Talking to a Hifz-o-Qirat contest the place he was invited because the chief visitor, he suggested folks to comply with precautionary measures whereas performing non secular obligations and suggested them towards dropping their guard towards the coronavirus pandemic.
Qadri mentioned the federal government was engaged in preparations for Hajj. “As quickly because the Saudi authorities pronounces SOPs, the federal government will full preparations in that regard.”
He additional mentioned that work was underway to make Pakistan akin to the state of Madinah — offering meals to the poor and development of shelters was among the many preliminary steps in the direction of that aim.
Within the Hifz-o-Qirat contest, a complete of 14 Huffaz and Qurra from out of 48 have been chosen for the recitation of the Holy Quran throughout Qayam- ul-Lail in Faisal Masjid through the ultimate 9 nights of Ramadan.
The minister’s feedback got here because the third wave of the coronavirus is displaying no indicators of abating, with the coronavirus positivity ratio crossing 11% on Monday.
The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) knowledge confirmed that 40,369 assessments have been carried out within the final 24 hours out of which 4,525 returned constructive, taking the nationwide positivity ratio to 11.21%.
The variety of new circumstances takes the nationwide tally of constructive coronavirus circumstances to 659,116. Out of these 264,889 have been reported in Sindh, 215,227 in Punjab, 85,531 in KP, 56,450 within the federal capital, 19,525 in Balochistan, 12,484 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 5,010 in Gilgit Baltistan.
— Extra enter from APP