Ministry of Awqaf designates 494 areas for Eid al-Adha prayers


Published: 2017-08-24 11:25

Last Updated: 2017-08-24 12:27

Muslims gathering for Eid al-Adha prayers last year
Muslims gathering for Eid al-Adha prayers last year

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic affairs announced its designation of 494 areas for Eid al-Adha prayers, in addition to mosques, across the governorates. 

Eid prayers will be held at 6:45 a.m. on the tenth day of Dhul Hijjah, corresponding to the first of September. 

Head of the Ministry's Media Department, Hossam al-Hazaima, said in a press statement that by setting up these locations, the Ministry is focused on preserving cohesion and social integration amongst the Jordanian population.

The Ministry's objective is to deepen the values of harmony and tolerance, by bringing together worshipers to celebrate the upcoming holidays through their shared spirituality. 

The statement specified the specific locations of the areas, which can be found here


This article is an edited translation from Roya News Arabic.