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Australian Muslims 'strongly urged' to pray at home amid COVID-19 spread: Community reaction

Members of the muslim community celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with prayer at Lakemba Mosque in Sydney. Source: AAP Image/Dean Lewins

As the coronavirus continues to spread, Australian Muslims have been asked to not attend Friday prayers and instead pray at home. Bangla-speaking Muslim Imams and the worshippers realised the importance of this situation. Bangla-speaking Imam Molla Mohammad Rashidul Huq, Australian Muslim Welfare Centre president Mohammad Golam Kibria, Bangladesh Senior's Citizens of Australia secretary Arju Hossain, practising Muslim Syed Akram Ullah CA and hairdresser Qazi Shamsul Alam spoke to SBS Bangla.