Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs appoints female workers in Medina mosques

Friday, July 17, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs has appointed female workers in Medina mosques to serve in the female sections.

The female workers’ duties will include supervising or managing in female’s departments of mosques. The Ministry said it will still be supervising the situation and supporting the workers wherever possible to help perform their duties.

They will also help control or maintain prayers with measures. Currently, this is related to social distancing and preventing measures, in addition to developing women’s advocacy and other activities related to the section of the mosque.

However, this is not new or major change as the same have been seen similar setup in Mecca and Madinah. But it will now be more normal to help and maintain the safety of everyone.