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Saudi: Prophet’s Mosque Receives 4.25 Million Visitors in a Week

The Agency for the Presidency of the Prophet’s Mosque announced on Tuesday that it had received more than 4,252,000 worshippers and visitors during the period from Dhul Hijjah 7 to 14, corresponding to June 25 to July 2, Saudi Press Agency reported.

The presidency has beefed up, in coordination with the security, service, health, emergency and voluntary agencies, it’s activities to provide the best possible services for the pilgrims, visitors and worshippers of the Prophet’s Mosque in ease and comfort, the presidency said in its weekly report.

The presidency organised and facilitated the entry of more than 271,173 visitors to greet the Prophet (peace be upon him), in addition to 75,529 worshippers who were permitted to visit the Rawdah Sharif.

“More than 6,782 elderly people have benefited from the spaces designated for them and 14,766 visitors took advantage of religious lectures delivered at the Prophet’s Mosque. More than 4,703 have benefited from field awareness programs while the beneficiaries of religious guidance services stood at 11,534,” the presidency said while noting that a total of 46,138 gifts were distributed among the pilgrims and worshippers.


Saudi Gazette

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