The Minister of Justice, the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, and the Minister of State for Integrity Affairs, Abdulaziz Al-Majid, announced during a tour of the mosque that he made last Thursday that the Grand State Mosque is ready to receive worshipers during Tarawih prayers and the nights of the holy month of Ramadan.

Meanwhile, the Assistant Undersecretary for Islamic Culture Affairs, Trad Al-Enezi, said the Grand Mosque opens its doors after a three-year hiatus following the outbreak of the Covid -19 pandemic and maintenance work, reports Al-Qabas daily.

Al-Enezi told the press the mosque administration has drawn up a comprehensive plan for all the necessary preparations to organize the blessed nights, and has identified fields of work distributed among the cultural, social, religious, artistic, services, media, administrative and financial fields.

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced the integrated plan prepared by the Grand Mosque administration to receive crowds of worshipers to perform Tarawih prayers and pray during the holy month of Ramadan.

He pointed out that the administration is preparing to set up 6 activities during the month of Ramadan in the Grand Mosque, including a breakfast banquet project for scholarship students and workers in the Grand Mosque throughout the month of Ramadan, in cooperation with the Kuwait University and the Kuwait Finance House.

Al-Enezi explained that the administration will establish the Nuqsa Boubyan project under the auspices of the Quranic Recitation competition sponsored by Boubyan Bank and distribute breakfast meals to the poor and needy in cooperation with the Grand Mosque, adding that it will establish a youth cultural club for girls during the Qiyam prayer.

He pointed out that the administration will also hold a competition (recitations to memorize the Holy Quran) for the Kuwait Finance House and a competition (memorizing the Holy Quran) for the Kuwaiti Society of Engineers.

For his part, Director of the Grand Mosque Administration, Ali Shaddad, told the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that after a 3-year hiatus, the time has come for the Grand Mosque to receive worshipers in Tarawih prayers by an elite group of distinguished Kuwaiti reciters.

Shaddad mentioned that there will be a live broadcast through Kuwait TV and radio to convey the events of Tarawih and Qiyam prayers, adding that the mosque administration has carried out several activities over the past 30 years through which nine million people have benefited and organized Qiyam prayers for five million worshipers.

Shaddad confirmed that the mosque’s administration is working on preparing an integrated media plan to publish on various social media sites to reach all segments of society.

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