Mosques gear up to receive worshippers May 06, 2019 0 771 12345 Hisham AljundiDohaMosques have completed their preparations to host worshippers during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The number of cleaners at many mosques has also been increased and renovations at some old mosques have been completed for the convenience of worshippers. The Mosques Department at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has taken many steps such as increasing the drinking water supply at mosques and adding more cleaning staff in different work shifts to cover most of the day, especially in the evening time when Tarawih prayers and Qiyam (Overnight) prayers take place.Ramadan is a special occasion during which the number of worshippers in mosques multiplies and special traditions are observed in Qatar. Besides, some worshippers have started bringing in dates to the mosques, especially for those who spend a lot of time in the mosque, in addition to pillows and chairs for the elderly.Most neighbourhoods in Doha have also mosques that help worshippers offer prayer. Shopping malls and commercial buildings also make arrangements for praying corners during the holy month. RELATED ARTICLES ‘Qatar, Greece private sector ties poised for further growth’ May 06, 2019 0 1730 Hassad launches new expansion phase to boost fodder production May 06, 2019 0 902 Amir exchanges Ramadan greetings May 06, 2019 0 913 Amir meets Iraqi Oil Minister The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani met Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister of Iraq Thamir Abbas al Ghadhban at the Amiri Diwan on Sunday. At the outset of the meeting, the minister conveyed the .. Qatar deplores Israeli bombing of Gaza Strip QNA Doha Qatar has condemned the Israeli shelling of Gaza Strip that killed a number of Palestinians, saying it’s a crime against humanity and a flagrant violation of international conventions and laws. In a statement on .. Mobile food carts to offer Ramadan dishes for first time RESIDENTS of Qatar will see for the first time mobile food carts operating on the country’s streets during the Holy Month of Ramadan to offer special Ramadan meals from Monday. Qatar keen on deepening bonds of love among people: GCO The Government Communications Office (GCO) has emphasised the keenness of Qatar on bonding of societies and people in different countries and its constant endeavour to deepen bonds of love and the rejection of hatred ..