05 May 2020 - 05:27
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People in 157 cities across Iran can attend the Friday prayers this week after a two-‎month hiatus following the Coronavirus outbreak, an official said.‎

Friday prayers to be held in 157 Iranian cities

RNA – People in 157 cities across Iran can attend the Friday prayers this week after a two-‎month hiatus following the Coronavirus outbreak, an official said.‎

The deputy head of the Policy-Making Council of Iranian Friday Prayer Leaders said on ‎Sunday that this week’s Friday prayers will be held in 157 cities in compliance with the health ‎protocols.‎

Hujjat al-Islam Ali Nouri noted that the Friday prayer leaders in the country had not halted ‎their activities during the temporary suspension of the Friday prayers after the outbreak of ‎the novel Coronavirus, saying they have taken part in various cultural, social and religious ‎activities.‎

Addressing a Sunday meeting of the Coronavirus Fight National Headquarters, President ‎Hassan Rouhani announced that mosques in 132 Iranian cities in areas categorized as ‘white ‎zones’ (Coronavirus-free regions) will reopen on May 4.‎

The number of positive cases that have recovered from the Coronavirus infection in Iran has ‎surpassed 78,400.‎

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