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Video: Dubai completes sterilisation of mosques ahead of reopening

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on June 30, 2020
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Islamic Affairs department has issued Covid-19 guidelines for worshippers.

All mosques in Dubai have been completely sterilised, according to an update by Dubai Municipality on Tuesday.

The authority put out a video on its social media channels, showing teams in protective gear carrying out thorough sterilisation of mosque facilities - from the steps leading inside to the doorways, framework and prayer rooms.

Also see: Dubai issues prayer guidelines

The sterilisation programme was undertaken in cooperation with the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department.

It comes as the UAE announced all places of worship would be permitted to reopen once more, starting Wednesday, July 1.

Dubai Municipality further reminded all members of the public to adhere to the safety measures adopted by the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department, in order to continue keeping the community safe.

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