Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Tirana and the districts, respecting the safety measures by the believers

31/07/2020 15:25

In the presence of a large number of believers this morning in all major centers of Albania and the region, the Eid al-Adha prayer was performed as one of the largest Muslim holidays.

Many believers have gathered in mosques in the capitals for prayer respecting the measures against COVID-19.

Kosovo canceled prayers in mosques due to the unsafe coronavirus epidemiological situation.

The central Eid al-Adha prayer ceremony in Albania was held at the Kokonozi Mosque in Tirana with the participation of believers and clerics.

The prayer was performed respecting the measures against Covid-19, as determined by the Muslim Committee of Albania.

In Elbasan, citizens prayed in the city’s central square, where it did not seem that the required measures were sufficiently respected.


Muslim believers have prayed in the Iljaz Bey Mirahori Mosque. Believers did not observe anti-covid measures where everyone stood close to each other and many not equipped with masks.


Even in the city of Lezha, believers have come in close numbers to pray the Eid al-Adha, and the safety rules set by the Muslim Committee of Albania did not seem to have been respected. Believers have not observed physical distance and most of them are seen without a mask.

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