Saudi Arabia to open Prophet’s mosque from Fajr prayers on Sunday

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

30th May, 2020. 11:16 am
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Saudi Arabia has decided to open the Prophet’s mosque in the holy city of Madinah on 31st May (Sunday).

According to the international news source, the worshipers will be allowed to enter the mosque from Fajr prayers.

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 will be permitted to enter the mosque with a limit of 40 percent capacity. Prayer rugs will be removed from the courtyards.

Apart from that, around 90,000 mosques across Saudi Arabia except for those in the holy city of Makkah, will be opened from Sunday. The decision will be implemented as per the guidance of Islamic Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif Al Asheikh, and in accordance with the advice by the Senior Council of Ulemas.

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.

Domestic Flights set to resume in Saudi Arabia on Sunday

As domestic flights set to resume on Sunday, The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has issued a travelers’ guide. passengers will have to follow during domestic Flights. Travelers are also needed to reveal their medical information, especially if they are undergoing any COVID-19 symptoms when scheduling flights and electronic payments are the preferred mode.

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