MAKKAH, 23 January – More than 100 million worshipers have entered and exited the Grand Mosque since the beginning of 1444H, while about 1,193,000 worshipers have been able to pray at the Hijr Ismail since the year’s beginning, President of the Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais said.
This came during his participation in the 2nd session of the 22nd Scientific Forum for Hajj, Umrah, and Visit Research, organized by Umm Al-Qura University, represented by the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research.
More than 1,500,000 guests benefited from the vehicle transportation services in a single year, according to Dr. Al-Sudais.
He also noted that more than 50 electric vehicles have been deployed to transport the elderly and those with special needs in the Prophet’s Mosque as part of a project to improve the experience of the elderly and those with disabilities, in collaboration with the General Authority for Awqaf and the Doyof (Guests) Al Rahman Program. — SPA