The Director of the General Presidency for Affairs of the Two Holy mosques, Prof. Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdulaziz Al-Sudais, launched the e-platform of Manarat Al-Haramain, in association with the Minister of Communications and Information technology, Engineer Abdullah as-Sawaha.
The platform aims to broadcast sermons, lessons, and lectures from the Two Holy Mosques online, in cooperation between the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
The online lectures and sermons resulted after the deadly Coronavirus outbreak has affected congregational and Taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan.
Al-Sudais explained that such cooperation would make a paradigm shift in e-services for the Two Holy Mosques visitors.
The current stage relies heavily on increasing the precautionary measures and to maintain social distancing to avoid the spread of this dangerous virus.
He mentioned that Manarat Al-Haramain platform is one of the qualitative shifts of the Presidency in the technology aspect.
The Presidency achieved qualitative shifts in the technology aspect by launching a package of multiple e-services, such as Al-Haramain app, the translation project of Arafat sermon and other e-services that helped in conveying the message of the Two Holy Mosques in all aspects and aims to combat extremism and misguidance.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Engineer Abdullah Bin Ameer As-Sawaha, explained that the platform aims to enable Muslims to access the lessons and lectures of the Two Holy Mosques from all over the world.
The Muslims can easily get benefit from this service through their electronic devices.
As-Sawaha stated that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince, Mohammad Bin Salman were keen to the launch the platform in order to facilitate the Muslims all across the world.
As-Sawaha also that the great cooperation between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the General Presidency for Affairs of the two Holy Mosques resulted in launching the platform at an ideal time.
All of this would not be possible without the huge support by the wise leadership, he said.