President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi mentioned strict researchers to promptly end congregational petitions the nation over as a careful step to control the spread of the infection.
While Ulema thus declaring mosques will stay open.
“Nations that have halted congregational petitions: UAE, Saudia, Iran, Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt,” said President Alvi.
The “legislature of a nation can force a restriction on congregational supplications, including ordinary and Friday petitions, and end social affairs the nation over,” read the fatwa.
It encouraged older individuals to remain inside and not participate in supplications as in the light of accessible proof, these social affairs are an explanation behind the spread of the infection.
In the interim, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman said mosques will stay open and petitions in assembly of multiple times day by day with “Azaa-o-Iqamah” will proceed.