No Tajia procession on Holy Ashura

The government has imposed a ban on holding any kind of Tajia procession, rallies on Holy Ashura due to coronavirus pandemic.

A press release issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Tuesday (August 17) revealed the matter.

The press release said, according to the notification issued by the Ministry of Religion on August 6, in the current context of the country, restrictions imposed earlier on religious institutions of all religions will remain in force.

The Holy Ashura will be observed on August 20 this year.