All sects in Islamabad will pray at the same time, says Sardar Yousaf

29 Apr, 2015 3:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – All religious sects in the federal capital will pray at the same time from May 1, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Saradar Yousaf announced on Wednesday.

The formal decision to adopt unified prayer timings was made on Wednesday, at a high level meeting chaired by Sardar Yousuf.

The committee which made the decision included two clerics from each of the four major sects in the capital- Shia, Barelvi, Deobandi and Ahle Hadith. A member of the committee said that the major difference in the prayer timings was at Maghrib and the issue was resolved amicably between the committee members.

The minister announced that all mosques in Islamabad will call out the Azaan simultaneously, with the same time for Jumma prayers.

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