President Alvi proposes detailed plan for live telecast of Taraweeh prayers during Ramazan

April 22, 2020

President Arif Alvi chaired a meeting on Wednesday held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in order to discuss the implementation of recently agreed 20-points with Ulema. The President directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to ensure the live telecast of Taraweeh prayers on PTV during the holy month of Ramazan besides giving effective coverage to the health guidelines regarding COVID-19.

The meeting emphasised that the provincial governments, in cooperation with Ulema and elected representatives, should ensure the implementation of 20-points in letter and spirit at all district, tehsil and village levels, a press release issued by President’s Media Office here said. The meeting advised the people to maintain social distancing and offer Taraweeh prayers at their homes.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Interior, Brig (R) Ijaz Ahmad Shah, Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri, Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology, Dr. Qibla Ayaz, Secretary Interior, Yousaf Naseem Khokhar and the Secretary Religious Affairs.

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