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Aerial view of Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced an exceptional and limited live broadcast of “Tarawih” prayers from Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi on the official TV and radio channels in the country.

The decision has been taken in coordination with the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center and the “Tarawih” prayers broadcast will continue throughout the holy month of Ramadan.

The prayer will be limited to the imam and two worshipers, taking into account all the precautions and procedures taken by the concerned authorities to counter the spread of coronavirus (Covid 19).

Accordingly, worshipers who will perform the Tarawih prayer will subject to regular check-up and have to wear masks and gloves, for their own safety.

The two entities stressed that the decision reflects the keenness of the wise leadership to preserve the spirituality of the Holy Month and the manifestations of religious rituals. It is also to keep the public in spiritual contact with the mosques in all parts of the country.