Training program for Imams of the resorts has concluded today. To mark this ceremony held in Minister of Islamic Affairs hall, Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Zahir Ali said that, though this is the conclusion of 5 batches of this program, an extra of 2 more batches are to be commenced hopefully after Ramadan. Moreover, if resorts requests for more programs, Ministry will try to accommodate as per their needs.
Additionally, Minister of Tourism Dr. Adulla Mausoom also addressed in the meeting and thanked all the participants who completed this training program and the lecturers of Ministry of Islamic Affairs who made it a successful program as well.
The main aim of the program is to train Imams who can lead Friday prayer and other congregational and non-congregational prayers temporarily. Those who received the certificate of participation will be provided with temporary permit to lead prayers will be given as well by Ministry after the training.