Western Thrace Turks perform the Eid al-Fitr prayer by following the precautions26 May 2020The Muslim Turkish community living in the Western Thrace region of Greece experienced the joy of Eid al-Fitr prayer.
While the COVID-19 measures were gradually relaxed in the country, all places of worship were opened by respecting the distance rules. The Western Thrace Muslim Turkish Community also enjoyed the feast prayer in accordance with all measures taken.
Western Thrace Muslim Turks came to the mosques considering all the issues suggested by the authorities before the feast. Both the statements of the mufti, the advice of the doctors and the rules determined by the state officials were strictly applied in the mosques. It was observed that older people and children did not come to the mosque. Those who came to the mosque came together with their prayer rugs and performed the feast prayers by observing the distance rules set by the officers in the mosques.» Other NewsUS sanctions top Chinese gov't official in Xinjiang'Hagia Sophia will always belong to world's heritage'95 year-old man from Şahin village beats coronavirusGreece: Hundreds of animals to perish at old airport site