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.


Adidas’ latest campaign shot in Saudi Arabia

Updated 18 February 2020

Adidas’ latest campaign shot in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its iconic superstar sneakers, Adidas Originals decided to shoot its latest “Change is a Team Sport” campaign in Saudi Arabia. 

Featuring four talented women hailing from the Kingdom, the campaign images were photographed against the striking backdrop of the AlUla heritage site.

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For the campaign, the athletic giant tapped designer Alaa Balkhy, rapper Aseel Saraj, fashion blogger Jory Al Maiman and skateboarder and actress Sarah Taibah to showcase the sportswear brand’s iconic sneakers.

It is the first time a major brand has shot a campaign at the UNESCO heritage site.