In a positive development, Saudi Arabia decides to open holy sites of Masjid Al Haram and Masjid e Nabvi
RIYADH - The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced to reopen the Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi for the pilgrims from 8 Ramadan.
According to details, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the reopening of Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi from 8th of Ramadan.
The Saudi government has also issued precautionary measures to open the two holy mosques, under which those who come to the two holy mosques must bring their prayer mat with them. It is also forbidden to use copies of the Holy Quran kept in the mosque. Worshipers have been instructed to keep a distance while the washrooms of both mosques will be kept closed.
The notification further stated that it is obligatory for those who come for prayers to wear masks.
Sanitizers must be used before entering the mosques. Sanitizers will be placed outside the Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi by the government.
Yesterday, President General of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais reassured Muslims around the world that it was only a matter of days, adding that soon prayers will be offered in the Masjid al-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabwi.
On April 21, President General of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais had announced that Taraweeh prayers will be offered in the Masjid al-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabwi during Ramadan, limiting the duration of prayer to 10 Rakat.