Saudi Arabia has reopened the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Madinah on Sunday (today).
According to details, Muslims offered Fajr prayers while maintaining a certain social distance among them. Fajr prayers have been offered in the Holy Prophet’s Mosque for the first time after around two months.
Sources said that security officials have led the worshipers. The body temperatures of the Muslims were also checked before they entered the mosque.
Saudi Arabia has planned to reopen the country and ease lockdown restrictions. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque King Salman has approved the opening of Prophet’s Mosque in stages for the pubic.
The worshipers have been permitted to enter the mosque with a limit of 40 percent capacity. Prayer rugs have been removed from the courtyards.
The Ministry has advised people to follow preventive measures to limit the spread of coronavirus. People have been advised to perform ablution at home, wash hands, and use sanitizers before going to the Mosque and after coming back to home.
In addition to this, elderly people and those having chronic diseases are recommended to offer prayers at their homes.
BREAKING NEWS | The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques approves the opening of Masjid Al Nabawi, Madinah gradually from 31 May (Sunday) with Precautionary measures pic.twitter.com/useIkgEhRX
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