Prophet’s Mosque witnesses resumption of prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah

Sunday, October 18, 2020

MADINAH — The Prophet’s Mosque witnessed on Sunday the second phase of gradual resumption of performing prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah (the area between Prophet Muhammad's grave and his pulpit) and greeting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and his companions, which is available through scheduled appointments and in accordance with the capacity of Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah.

This comes in implementation of the royal directives to gradually allow the performance of Umrah and the visit by 75% of the capacity, while taking into account the implementation of precautionary health measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Holy Mosque, in cooperation the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and the Ministry of Health, have increased the readiness and all preparations to serve Umrah performers and visitors in accordance with the highest quality standards.

They have also applied all precautionary measures and using all technical systems and e-programs to facilitate the procedures and provide all services. The concerned authorities have also provided specialized sanitization equipment for the mosques. — SPA