ISLAMABAD: Prominent religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in federal capital Islamabad on Monday.
In the meeting, they avoided a handshake as precautionary measure due to the coronavirus. Soon social media was flooded with appreciation at the duo for taking precautions in the wake of the coronavirus.
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Earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) for COVID-19.
The meeting was attended by the Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, the Interior Minister Ijaz Shah, the Adviser on Finance Hafeez Sheikh, the Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza and others.
meanwhile, Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri Monday has urged Ulema and Mashiekh to postpone all religions gatherings for the time being as preventive measures to make sure shield of the general public from coronavirus disease.
In a video message, Qadri urged all religious concerned clerics to end the Jumma prayers in short time children and aged men should avoid going for Jumma congregations in the masques.
He said the government is taking useful measures to deal with the Coronavirus so no need to panic by adopting precautionary steps.
He said, “As a Muslims, we should turn to Allah with prayers, worship and repentance and take the precautionary measures and course of treatments as it is Sunnah of Holy Prophet (PBUH).”