EMERGENCY – COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS IN MOSQUES – V

11.11.2020

TO ALL TRUSTEES / PERSONS IN CHARGE

EMERGENCY – COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS IN MOSQUES – V

In view of lifting of the Lockdown in the Western Province and other areas the Wakfs Board of Sri Lanka has decided to ;

1. Permit to re commence prayers in Mosques in the said areas subject to a maximum of 25 PERSONS at any given time in any Mosque ;

2. Further taking into consideration the difficulty in conducting Janaza Prayers at home, to permit only Janaza Prayers in Mosques subject to a maximum of 25 PERSONS at any given time ;

3. 1and 2 above are subject strict compliance to all other Health/Security authority regulations and the Wakfs Board’s previous directions ;

4. To keep CLOSED all Mosques in areas declared as Isolated / Restricted, till such restrictions are removed.

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. Ashraff
Director of Wakfs (MMCT)
Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs