Mus­lim prayer rooms set up in hos­pi­tal in Linkou

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Two Mus­lim prayer rooms, one for men and the other for women, have been set up at Linkou Chang Gung Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal to meet the re­li­gious needs of Mus­lim pa­tients, the hos­pi­tal said Thurs­day.

The rooms are a first step to­ward build­ing a Mus­lim-friendly en­vi­ron­ment, the hos­pi­tal said.

The prayer rooms are about 16 square me­ters each and are equipped with Qurans, prayer rugs, and wash­ing fa­cil­i­ties and in­di­cate the di­rec­tion of Mecca.

There are also di­rec­tions in Ara­bic in the hos­pi­tal to help peo­ple find the prayer rooms.

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