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Ministry prepares 75 mosques for Eid prayers
July 26, 2014, 8:55 am
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Worshippers seen praying outside the Grand Mosque on the 27th night of Ramadan as the mosque could not accommodate all the worshippers who had turned out to take part in the midnight prayers as part of the last 10 days Ramadan rituals.

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has prepared 75 mosques for Eid Al-Fitr prayers in all of the six governorates in Kuwait.

The ministry has set the locations of mosques readied to receive prayer-goers in all areas, while also preparing comprehensive plans including manpower and financial needs for the mosques, said Assistant Undersecretary for Mosques Walid Al-Shuaib in a statement on Friday.

The ministry pays huge attention towards creating the best atmosphere for people during prayers, said Al-Shuaib. Moreover, the ministry will provide the media with a full list of mosque locations and names of those in charge to make it easier for people to reach their destination, he added.

There are currently 13 mosques in Hawalli governorate, 15 in Al-Asimah, 12 in Farwaniya, 10 in Jahra, 17 in Al-Ahmadi and eight in Mubarak Al-Kabeer, noted Al-Shuaib.

Last night, the Undersecretary Adel Al-Falah said in a TV interview that the ministry is organizing programs to fulfill the needs of youth, which he regarded a priority.

He added that all members of the Kuwaiti society used to live side by side amid an atmosphere of moderation, adding that the ministry aims to strengthen this concept among the new generation.

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