Details revealed for Rockhampton's special prayer service
AUSTRALIA and New Zealand's communities are hurting after the terrorist attack on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand claimed 50 lives and injured many more.
In a show of solidarity, the Rockhampton Mosque-ISCQ will host a special prayer on Friday, March 22 from 6.45pm to honour those affected.
Muslims and non-Muslims from the CQ community invited to attend the Kent St event hosted by the Islamic Society of Central QLD (ISCQ) and with the Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ).
In addition to Queensland Police, representatives from the Islamic, Christian, New Zealand and Aboriginal communities, will address the gathering.
President of the ISCQ Riaz Ahmed the Rockhampton Muslim community was grieving and sends its deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers.
"We can only defeat hate when we come together and support each other on the basis of our humanity. Let us unite, pray for the victims and the safety of their families, and reflect on the impacts of this tragedy,” he said.
The Morning Bulletin understands there are no special clothing requirements to attend the event.
For more details on the event, visit here.