Dubai – Non-public or public prayer halls, each present and deliberate, are topic to new laws
A brand new proposal launched in Dubai prohibits anybody from constructing, allocating or modifying an area for use as a prayer corridor with out prior approval.
Non-public prayer halls can solely be arrange topic to approval from the Division of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Actions (IACAD).
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Govt Council Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued a proposal to control prayer halls within the emirate.
This is applicable to all present and deliberate prayer halls in Dubai, together with these situated in open areas or particular improvement areas.
Underneath the decision, IACAD is permitted to license private and non-private prayer halls in accordance with the phrases and situations authorized by its Director Common.
This decision is efficient from the date of its publication within the Official Gazette.