No objection to ‘bury’ dead at night.

The Kuwait Municipality resorted to a fatwa from the Ministry of Religious Endowments to allow burial of the dead at night given the harsh unbearable summer heat intensifying and recording high temperatures, reports Al-Rai daily.

In this regard, the Director of the Funerals Department at the Kuwait Municipality, Dr. Faisal Al-Awadi, has issued a circular allowing burial at night during July and August The circular stated that “due to the high temperatures during the day, and based on a fatwa from the Ministry of Endowments that burial is permitted at night, and in the interest of the administration to facilitate services and ease the funerals lighting in cemeteries at night will be provided, Al-Awadi stressed that “there is no objection to burial at any time, according to the public interest, and the estimate of the official of each cemetery, in coordination with the funeral home.”

Source- Arab Times.

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