EMERGENCY – COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS IN MOSQUES – IV

05.11.2020

TO ALL TRUSTEES / PERSONS IN CHARGE

EMERGENCY – COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS IN MOSQUES – IV

In view of the restriction on the maximum number of persons at places of Worship in the Health Ministry Guidline issued on 01.11.2020, the Wakfs Board of Sri Lanka, has decided ;

1. To permit only a maximum number of 25 PERSONS at any given time in any Mosque.

2. The mode of selection of the 25 persons should be pre-notified to the Jamaath.

3. All the other Health/Security authority regulations and the previous Wakfs Board directions are to be very strictly followed.

4. To keep CLOSED all Mosques in the Western Province and in areas declared as Isolated / Restricted, till further notice.

5. If the Trustees / Persons in Charge are of the opinion that strict compliance with the above are not practical / possible, they are free to take a decision to CLOSE the Mosque, till further notice.

By the Order of the Wakfs Board of Sri Lanka.

A.B.M. Ashraf
Director of Wakfs (MMCT) and
Director, Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs