Qibla Ayaz calls for using word ‘martyr’ for ones who die from coronavirus

Council of Islamic Ideology (CCI) Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz on Thursday said that coronavirus doesn’t belong to any sect and called for using the word ‘martyr’ for the ones who die from the virus.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Thursday, he appealed the public to offer Friday prayer at home amid preventive measures to avoid the spread of coronavirus.

The CCI chairman also appealed the authorities to declare mosques as community centres, adding that the mosques should play a role of community centres.

Dr Qibla said distribution of ration from mosques will prove effective during the ongoing situation.

He requested that relatives of the coronavirus victims should be allowed to attend the funeral prayer, adding that we need to adopt preventive measures, however, there is no need to create an atmosphere of fear from the virus.

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