Idul Adha with Health Protocols
The Religious Affairs Ministry and the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) are urging people to celebrate Idul Adha (the Islamic Day of Sacrifice)
JAKARTA, KOMPAS — The Religious Affairs Ministry and the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) are urging people to celebrate Idul Adha (the Islamic Day of Sacrifice), which falls on Friday (31/7/2020) of the year 1441 on the Islamic calendar, using strict health protocols. This aims to reduce the potential for the spread of COVID-19, especially during congregational prayers, the slaughter of sacrificial animals and the distribution of their meat.
Religious Affairs Ministry community development director general Kamaruddin Amin said in Jakarta on Tuesday (28/7/2020) that the ministry had distributed its guidelines for Idul Adha prayer and sacrifices through its office and regional COVID-19 task forces. The information has also been shared on the ministry’s social media channels, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.