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Pakistan preparing comprehensive roadmap for Ramazan amid Covid19 threat

Pakistan preparing comprehensive roadmap

Pakistan preparing comprehensive roadmap for Ramazan amid Coronavirus threat.

In this regard, President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan are contacting Ulema.

Pakistan preparing comprehensive roadmap

President Dr Arif Alvi made telephonic contacts with Jamaat-e-Islami chief, Senator Sirajul Haq and UI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

He also contacted Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith President, Senator Prof Sajid Mir and PML-N leader Rana Tanveer Hussain by telephone.

The President discussed matters pertaining to his scheduled meeting with religious scholars and Ulema.

He had earlier invited Ulema for Saturday meeting to discuss Ramazan specific plans.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to prepare a comprehensive roadmap for holy month of Ramazan in consultations with Ulema.

He gave this directive while talking to Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri in Islamabad today.

They also discussed details of scheduled meeting of President Arif Alvi with religious scholars.

President had sought proposals from Ulema on congregations at mosques during Ramazan.

President Dr. Arif Alvi discussed this idea in a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Federal Interior Minister Brig. Ijaz Ahmad Shah (retd) and Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Pir Noor ul Haq Qadr attended the meeting.

They explored options regarding congregations at mosques during Ramazan.

Congregations also include Taraweeh Prayers.

In this regard, he will convene a meeting of provincial governors and Ulema on Saturday.

The recommendations of Ulema would help in devising a comprehensive policy by the government.

Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and Iran also have imposed restrictions on congregations.

Pakistan government may also follow the suit as it has already extended lockdown for two weeks.

GTV

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