AIG urges prayer leaders to follow SOPs in mosques

Quetta Police has prepared a checklist to review the implementation on 20-point SOPs in all mosques during Ramazan


​ Our Correspondent April 29, 2020
PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

QUETTA: Maintaining social distancing and implementation on 20-point standard operating procedures (SOPs) will be ensured during Taraweeh prayers in the provincial capital in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Quetta Additional Inspector General (AIG) Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema said.

“Quetta Police has prepared a checklist to review the implementation on 20-point SOPs in all mosques during Ramazan, while prayer leaders who violate orders regarding safety measures will be issued warning notice,” he said, while speaking with different prayer leaders in Quetta.

The government and ulema had agreed on a 20-point agenda on mosques and congregations for the holy month of Ramazan.The AIG visited several mosques to review the safety measures there and expressed concern over the fast spreading Covid-19 in Quetta and other districts of Balochistan.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 29th, 2020.

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