Ashhrafi appealed public to follow precautionary measures against Coronavirus pandemic

Lahore: Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) appealed to public to say Sunnah prayers at home on Friday and make Wudu at home while leaving for Juma prayers in the mosques. The clerics also stated that Masajid in Pakistan will not be lockdown adding that public should seek precautionary measures to stay safe against Coronavirus pandemic.

Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) said that Saudi authorities under the command of king salman bin abdul aziz and crown prince Muhammad bin salman had announced policy in accordance of the situation in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia relating Coronavirus pandemic. Saudi authorities have taken on board Saudi Arabia’s Ulemas and clerics ahead of adopting strategy against Coronavirus pandemic in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) appealed to public to restrict social coordination by seeking precautionary measures to stay safe against Coronavirus.

He also urged on Imams and Ulemas to short Juma sermons by limiting the sermon only in Arabic language. The clerics also refuted rumours relating to lockdown Masajid in the country stating that elements aims at making anarchy in the country in connection of Coronavirus.

He was addressing a Press Conference along with the clerics of different religious schools of thought including Pir Asadullah Farooq, Qazi Matiullah Saeedi,Syed Ziaullah Shah Bukhari, Maulana Muhammad Khan Leghari, Pir Mehfooz Mashadi, Maulana Zubair Abid, Maulana Shafi Qasmi, Allama Younis Hassan, Allama Tahirul Hasssan, Qari Javed Akhtar, Allama Ghulam Akbar Saqi, Qari Javed Akhtar Saqi, Maulana Muhammad Hanif Bhatti, Mufti Muhammad Umar Farooq, Maulana Aseedur Rehman Saeed, Maulana Abdul Qayyum Farroqi, Maulana Zahid Kazmi,Maulana Abdul Hakim Athar and Qari Mubashar Raheemi on Thursday.

The clerics stated that seminaries all over Pakistan have been closed and education in all the seminaries will start after Ramadhan. The religious scholars also appealed to philonthropist to assist general public to ensure availablity of basic commodities of life. The clerics also demanded of the government machinery to ensure action against hoarders and merchants responsible for artificial inflation in the country.

Ulemas and Mashaykh also urged on elderly people to say Friday prayers at home and appealed to people to remain vigilant against rumours makers and not to make panic in the society in connection of Coronavirus.

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