ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf Wednesday said that 606 out of total 615 mosques in the federal capital have agreed to implement uniform prayer and Azan timings at their respective mosques.
Chairing a meeting of Nizam-e-Salat (uniform prayer and Azan system) Committee, he said that the consensus of all schools of thought Ulema on uniform prayer and Azan timings in their respective mosques was a great achievement of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government.
According to details, Nizam-e-Salat would be expanded to 50 union councils of the federal capital. This system would be started in mosques of G-8, I-9 Markaz from the current week.
The meeting was attended by Ulema, representatives of traders associations, interior ministry, ICT administration, Auqaf department, civil society and chairmen of various union councils of the federal capital.