Suspension Announcement for Friday prayer services and other activities

Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center

(Suspension announcement for Friday prayer services and other activities including religious lectures and classes and Ramadan Activities)

In response to the growing COVID 19 pandemic and as responsible residents/citizens in Japan, we want to encourage community members to do their part in helping to stop the spread of the coronavirus by practicing social distancing measures and this includes gathering in large numbers at the mosque.
The Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center is announcing the following:

  1. Requesting all the Muslims in Hiroshima prefecture to pray at home and to refrain from praying in Jamaah (large gathering) at the mosque or the Musala.
  2. Suspension of Friday prayers (the doors of the Mosque are to be closed and no entry to the Mosque is to be allowed from 10:30 AM ~2:00 PM of every Friday)
  3. Suspension of all Ramadan activities in the Mosque and Musala. This includes but not limited to the following
    A- Jama`ah Prayers (praying in the big gathering)
    B- Iftar activities (private or Public)
    C- Iatikaf in the Mosque / Musala
    D- Lectures and lessons of any kind

HICC will keep an eye on the situation and will review its decisions accordingly.
For further information and updates about the situation and activities in HICC Mosque and Musala, please contact your community representatives.

Hiroshima, April 8th, 2020
Hiroshima Islamic Cultural Center


Iqama Times

Fajr : Athan +20 mins
Dhuhr : 12:25
Asr : 15:15
Maghrib : Athan +5 mins
Isha'a : 19:15
Friday khutba : after athan

Athsn Times:





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