Fleet of electric vehicles and wheelchairs laid on for elderly and infirm pilgrims

Sunday, August 19, 2018

DUBAI: A fleet of 700 electric vehicles and hundreds of wheelchairs have been provided by the Saudi Department of Mobility Services at the Grand Mosque to help elderly and disabled pilgrims perform Hajj, state news agency SPA reported.

The electric vehicles are being maintained by a special team of staff, including supervisors, technicians and administrators.

Meanwhile the General Presidency of the two holy mosques has launched the “umbrella for every pilgrim” program.

The umbrellas are being distributed to protect people from the Saudi sun.


Source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1358786/saudi-arabia