MAKKAH — Worshipers and Umrah Pilgrims performed the last Friday prayer in the holy month of Ramadan 2022 at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

In an overwhelming spirituality and an atmosphere full of faith, worshipers performed their prayers in the Two Holy Mosques, thanking Allah- the Almighty for blessings of security, safety, comfort and stability, and beseeching Him to end the Covid pandemic.

Grand Mosque’ third Saudi Expansion receives 19 million worshipers during Ramadan 2022

All Their gathering was smooth and orderly thanks to the meticulous and flawless arrangements made by the Saudi Ministry authorities that enabled them to spend the day in a highly spiritual and serene atmosphere.

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has intensified the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization operations using environment-friendly disinfectants and detergents. It carries out 10 washing operations at the Grand Mosque per day as part of the precautionary measures.

The Ministry has prepared more than 45 field teams which are working round the clock to sterilize all corners of the Grand Mosque and its external yards. It also provided more than 300 high-quality modern devices for sterilizing hands and about 70 devices that measure temperatures through remote sensing.

Meanwhile, Number of worshipers commended the services provided at the Grand Mosque, expressing their appreciation for the development of services as well as the implementation of precautionary measures. They also praised all services being provided by the  Saudi Arabia  government to serve the Two Holy Mosques and their visitors.

MAKKAH — The number of worshipers in the third Saudi expansion of the Grand Holy Mosque has reached nearly 19 million during the holy month of Ramadan.

Director of the General Department of Northern Expansion Eng. Walid Al-Masoudi said that the third Saudi expansion, in cooperation with all partners of success, received about 18,911,278 worshipers for all the five obligatory prayers, in addition to the Tarawih and Tahajjud prayers.

The expansion received more than 500,000 worshipers per hour, half of them with 250 worshipers inside the expansion, and the other half with 250 worshipers in the squares, he said.

Al-Masoudi added that the worshipers were divided throughout the days of Ramadan in all the floors of the expansion building, in the ground floor, first floor, first mezzanine, second, and second mezzanine with balconies, and the surrounding northern and western squares.

Al-Masoudi stressed that these efforts come under the directives of the General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque, in fulfillment of the aspirations of the wise leadership.