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Islam the official of a mosque who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day from the minaret



in Islam, the paid servant of a mosque who five times daily proclaims the call (azan) to prayer.

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The activation of the idea, this will preserve the sanctity and spirituality of prayer, through broadcasting the adhan via transmission networks and direct broadcast of the Holy Quran Radio Station through mosque loudspeakers with the voice of a top celebrity muezzins.
The voice of some muezzins is so noisy, and rumbles," the 49-year-old actress said this week.
Surely there's hundreds and thousands of muezzins across the world.
Nouzha Skalli, the minister for family and social affairs, is accused of seeking legislation to lower the volume of muezzins in tourist zones.
Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) today said that the state government will soon give regular salaries to the temple priests, imams and muezzins of mosques.
The ministry also plans to launch an online portal to connect with imams and muezzins directly by issuing instructions and circulars that inform them of their rights and responsibilities.
It provides services for the public and mosques' Imams and Muezzins for an easier communication between the two sides.
Bu Melha said the DIHQA is dedicated to encourage Quran memorisers, imams and muezzins, irrespective of how old they are.
It stated that officials apparently asked muezzins to tone down the volume of their megaphones during their call for prayer because it disturbed concert-goers.
A number of Imams and Muezzins have been assigned, in advance, to provide them sufficient time for attending the Eid Al-Fitr prayer and making the necessary arrangements for this mission.
The ministry is in plans for projects for new mosques, living quarters for Imans and Muezzins as well as reconstruction projects.
The calls to prayer, made by muezzins who are either paid small wages or volunteer for the task, are seldom issued simultaneously and sometimes drown out one another.