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Ramadan Eid Prayer Circular

Ramadan Eid Prayer Circular

  1. Our staff should clean and disinfect the places and spots that may be contacted in the mosque and courtyard where the prayer will be held until Ramadan Eid eve.
  2. In the mosques with double doors, entrance and exit should be provided only through a single door.
  3. Since the yards of the mosques will be used for prayer, they should be kept empty and vehicles should not be allowed to park.
  4. The mosque toilets and the fountains should be closed before and during the prayer, if possible.
  5. The mosque air conditioners should be off and ventilation should be ensured through windows.
  6. It should be ensured that those in our community even with the slightest symptoms including fever, fatigue, dry cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose and flu infection are not to attend the prayer and be directed to a health institution.
  7. Members of our community in the high risk group due to age and chronic diseases should be advised to carry out their prayers at home.
  8. Our community must wear masks and those who do not have a mask should not be allowed into the premises.
  9. An appropriate disinfectant (80 degree cologne is also suitable) must be available in all mosques.
  10. In our mosques, an officer and / or a predetermined volunteer wearing a mask should admit the members of the community into the premises by offering an appropriate disinfectant.
  11. The spots of standing in our mosques should be determined in advance in accordance with the physical distance principle.
  12. Our community should be taken into our mosques in a manner complying with the physical distance and allowed to only sit on the marked spots.
  13. Our community should be directed to perform their prayers on their own prayer rugs, by laying them on the marked place allocated for them.
  14. If the marked spots in the mosque are full, our community should perform their prayers at the courtyard of the mosque, at spots determined / to be determined in accordance with the physical distance.
  15. In order for those praying in the courtyard of the mosque to hear the prayer, a person should be deployed in the yard as proxy.
  16. Our officials and community should continue to keep their masks on during the prayer.
  17. The prayer must be performed on the set time and only the sermon released by our Presidency should be read.
  18. The duration of the prayer and the sermon should be kept as short as possible.
  19. During the exchange of bairam greetings, handshaking and hugging and any type of physical contact should be strictly avoided, and this should be reminded to our community both before the prayer and at the end of the sermon.
  20. At the end of the prayer, a reminder should be made and coordinated in order for our community to leave the mosque in a proper manner, complying with the physical distance principle.

Prof. Dr. Talip ATALAY
President of Religious Affairs