Muslims perform Fajr prayer at Grand Mosque amid new atmosphere after lifting social distancing

Sunday, October 17, 2021

MAKKAH — Muslims performed Al-Fajr prayer Sunday at the Grand Mosque amid atmosphere full of faith. The mosque received large numbers of worshipers and Umrah performers after easing COVID-19 precautionary measures, canceling social distancing between worshipers, and allowing the Grand Mosque to operate at full capacity.

Acting Assistant President of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Dr. Saad Bin Muhammad Al-Mheimeid affirmed the full readiness to receive all worshipers while operating at full capacity in light of implementing COVID-19 precautionary measures.

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has harnessed all capabilities to operate at full capacity through an integrated system of services provided to visitors of the Grand Mosque.

He stressed the need to follow the instructions of the Ministry of Interior about COVID-19 precautionary measures which state that it is mandatory to wear masks at all time inside the Mosque.

This is in addition to continue obtaining Umrah and prayer permits from "Eatmarna" and "Tawakkalna" apps and following all COVID-19 precautionary measures to ensure everyone's safety. — SPA