PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on has banned collective offering of prayers of more than five people in the mosques.
According to notification issued by the KP government no one be allowed to offer collective prayers in the mosques except the prayer leader, call of prayer giver and khadims.
The people of the province has been directed to offer daily prayers in the house while the government has taken suggestions from the clerics and they extended support the government.
Before taking the decision, the high authorities of the health department also been consulted.
The government has also instructed stern actions against those found violating the orders.