KARACHI: Top Pakistani clerics hailing from different school of thoughts on Wednesday sit together to urge masses to adopt preventive measures aimed at tackling the spread of coronavirus as its tally crossed 1000 today

Addressing a joint presser at Governor House in Karachi, renowned religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani said that they have approached various ulemas via telephone to develop a consensus over a joint strategy to combat the virus.

If preventive measures are not taken then this pandemic could affect many people, he said adding that it’s time to pray before the Almighty Allah for forgiveness of their sins.

He said that all clerics have agreed upon a joint strategy calling for adopting preventive measures as it could put brakes to the spread of the infection.
Speaking on the occasion, Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman said that minor children, people infected with coronavirus and those taking care of them could offer their prayers at home.

Even collective prayer could be offered with a woman relative at home, he said and urged people aging above 50 to avoid coming to the mosques during the time of pandemic.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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