Authorities in Saudi Arabia intensified preparations to receive pilgrims and worshipers for the 27th and 29th nights of the Muslim month of Ramadan at the Grand Mosque in Makkah; and further the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.
Hani bin Hosni Haider; spokesman for the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques; said the authority intensified coronavirus preventive measures; particularly purification; and sterilization operations; and technical and transportation operations; including providing vehicles inside the Two Holy Mosques.
Haidar also said staff are working around the clock and have also intensified regulating entry; and also exit mechanisms and services provided to pilgrims and worshipers; under the supervision of head of the presidency; Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais.
He said that the presidency coordinated with relevant authorities in order to organize the movement of pilgrims and worshippers inside the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque; and its squares; to ensure their safety and to fulfill the precautionary health requirements.
Haidar said the “presidency was keen to intensify its efforts in order to achieve the aspirations of the Kingdom’s leadership and highlight the great efforts the state is also making toward the Two Holy Mosques.”