Govt agencies complete Ramadan preparations across Saudi Arabia

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Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, during the annual hajj pilgrimage in Makkah September 27, 2014. (REUTERS)
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Updated 02 May 2019

Govt agencies complete Ramadan preparations across Saudi Arabia

  • There will be daily religious lessons at the Prophet’s Mosque by renowned scholars

MADINAH: Saudi government and security agencies in Madinah have completed their preparations to host visitors of the Two Holy Mosques during Ramadan this year, and to facilitate their access to the Prophet’s Mosque in the city.  
The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques will provide 24-hour services for worshippers.
It has mobilized 5,000 employees and prepared to supply 300 tons of Zamzam water on a daily basi.
There will be daily religious lessons at the Prophet’s Mosque by renowned scholars. The mosque’s library will be open to visitors, who will be offered free booklets on prayer and visiting guidelines. They will also receive copies of the Holy Qur’an in different languages, printed by the King Fahd Glorious Qur’an Printing Complex.


3,500 workers help sanitize Grand Mosque in Makkah

Updated 04 April 2020

3,500 workers help sanitize Grand Mosque in Makkah

  • Workers for the department responsible for cleaning and carpets at the Grand Mosque have used 2,160 liters of eco-friendly sanitization solution

MAKKAH: An army of 3,500 workers has been taking part in a major cleaning operation at the Grand Mosque in Makkah. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has been overseeing the disinfection program as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Workers for the department responsible for cleaning and carpets at the Grand Mosque have used 2,160 liters of eco-friendly sanitization solution and 89 pieces of equipment for the six daily cleaning operations at the holy site, which have included its squares and facilities, and the cleaning of carpets every five days.