Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has provided an array of qualitative services for Umrah pilgrims and visitors to the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan. As of Sunday, the number of pilgrims and visitors reached 1,048,600, according to the Saudi Press Agency.
To cater to the needs of the visitors, the presidency distributed 59,520 bottles of Zamzam water, 10,700 booklets and pamphlets, and provided digital awareness to 115,000 individuals. They also provided field awareness to 170,000 beneficiaries and voluntary services to 240,896 persons.
In addition, the Ramadan exhibition held at the Grand Mosque was attended by 6,188 people who benefited from it, while 2,471 people were helped in performing Tawaf (circumambulation).
Maintaining hygienic conditions was also a priority for the presidency, as they used 130,000 liters of disinfectants, 32,450 liters of carpet sanitizers, and 33,425 liters of surface sterilization, in addition to 5,825 liters used by robots for sterilization. They also provided 5,975 liters of hand sanitizers and 5,765 liters of bio-care sterilizers.
Younger visitors were provided with 2,632 bracelets, while social and humanitarian services were provided to 81,601 beneficiaries. The elderly and people with disabilities were also taken care of, with 4,850 individuals benefiting from services provided to them. Furthermore, the presidency provided spatial guidance in various languages to 101,679 beneficiaries, and laid 35,000 carpets in the Grand Mosque.
The services provided by the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques ensured that the visitors to the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan had a comfortable and safe experience.