The Department of Community Development, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis & Disasters Committee for the COVID-19 Pandemic announced that non-Muslim priests representing licensed places of worship in Abu Dhabi will be exempted from the corona test fees, to ensure the safety of the worshipers and all community members.
The department confirmed that the exemption is parallel to the decision made to exempt the Mosque Imams, with the places of worship opening its doors again to the worshipers, with a maximum capacity of 30% at a time, while following the safety instructions and ensuring the precautionary measures are met. The specialized Government entities are working towards the gradual return to normal life, while ensuring the safety of worshipers and workers, through providing them with the necessary instructions to limit the spread of the virus.
A ‘Gradual Return Back To Life’ Guide have been launched by the Department, that includes an explanatory instructional guide of the procedures that must be followed towards the worshipers and workers, in terms of regulating the entry and exit of worshipers according to the permissible capacity, and other precautionary measures that ensures their safety.
The Department appreciated the cooperation of the places of worship in Abu Dhabi during this pandemic, stressing that the joint cooperation between them represents their spirit of responsibility towards the nation, by following the precautionary measures that must be applied to ensure the safety of Abu Dhabi’s Community.