Ramadan: Saudi Ministry of Religious Affairs issues necessary instructions
In Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Religious Affairs has issued a set of guidelines for the construction of mosques since the holy month of Ramadan, which includes the service of worshipers for mosque employees in all regions of Saudi Arabia and the ministry’s message and general goals. The rules and regulations regarding the year 1443 AH regarding Ramadan have been emphasized.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs urged the employees of all mosques in the country, including Imams and Mazans, to pay regular attention to their work. Don’t be absent in the blessed month of Ramadan. Do not use cameras in mosques to photograph imams and worshipers during prayers, and do not broadcast prayers in the media. It also emphasizes the determination of the madhan to perform the azans of prayers along with the time of the azan according to the Umm Al-Qura calendar. Perform prayers at the appointed time in the month of Ramadan and establish a fixed period for each prayer after the adhan. The ministry urged the imams of the mosques to read after the obligatory prayers the books which are useful for the congregation of the mosque, especially the books on the rules and etiquettes of fasting, the virtues of the holy month and related rules. Be related
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs has urged all employees of mosques in different parts of the kingdom not to raise funds for Iftar projects for fasting people and others. Iftar programs should be held in the courtyards and prepared areas of mosques and not under the roof. It is the responsibility of the imam or madhan to clean the places reserved for iftar immediately after iftar. The instructions issued for the management of mosques during the month of Ramadan also include instructions regarding I’tikaf. That the Imam of the mosque will be authorized to allow the worshipers to observe I’tikaaf. Prayers should be restricted. Special care should be taken for care and hygiene in mosques during prayers and i’tikaaf. Ensure cleanliness of places reserved for women. Imams and preachers of mosques have been urged to take advantage of the month of Ramadan and continue to remind the people of the true teachings of Islam.