Al-Fateh Mosque Imam calls on all to follow social distancing measures and praises Bahrain’s sound efforts to combat
TDT | Manama
Al-Fateh Grand Mosque Imam yesterday called on all to “stay at home and perform prayers there” during Ramadan for ensuring the “safety and health” of their own and everyone else in the Kingdom. It’s important to show “commitment to the directives of the authorities to stay at home and perform prayers there”, he said as these measures are “aimed at protecting the safety and health of everyone.”
Shaikh Adnan bin Abdulla Al-Qattan was giving a sermon, during the Friday congregational prayers, in the presence of a limited number of worshippers. The prayer, held in compliance with government guidelines on social distancing amidst the coronavirus outbreak, was approved by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa based on the opinion of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. Shaikh Adnan extended deepest congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, as well as to the Bahraini people, marking the holy month of Ramadan, wishing Bahrain and all countries further progress and safety from evils and diseases.
“The duty requires us to address a message of thanks, appreciation, gratitude and pride to HM the King, HRH Premier and HRH Crown Prince for their sound directives and wise management of the COVID-19 crisis,” he said. Shaikh Adnan paid special tribute to the National Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus, led by HRH the Crown Prince as well as to the Health Ministry’s medical and nursing staff among others for setting the best examples of patriotism, dedication and sacrifice protecting the citizens and residents. Shaikh Adnan extended thanks to governors, top Bahraini officials, charity societies, contributors to the Feena Khair Campaign, citizens and residents for standing united behind the leadership during the crisis the nation is going through as a result of the pandemic.
He prayed to Allah the Almighty to bless Bahrain with ever-lasting security, stability, unity and prosperity, under its leadership