70 days after the closure of the coronavirus pandemic in Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque opened for believers.
This was reported by the agency WAFA. According to him, the mosque opened early on the morning of May 31. Its director, Omar al-Kiswani, emphasized that the opening was in compliance with the instructions of the Ministry of Health.
Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was opened today at dawn by the Waqf Muslim Shrine Office after 70 days of closure due to coronavirus, the agency said.
Preparations for the opening of the mosque began on May 27 – Wakfa representatives washed and sanitized courtyards, terraces, and corridors, RIA Novosti reports.
Earlier, NEWS.ru wrote that the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that one-holiday prayer was held on the territory of the republic in connection with the end of the month of Ramadan. The event took place in the mosque “Heart of Chechnya.”