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Makkah governor receives Grand Mosque’s imams and khatibs on the advent of Eid Al-Adha

Wed, 2021-07-21 03:36

MAKKAH: Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, the governor of Makkah, and his deputy Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz received the imams and khatibs of the Grand Mosque in the holy city’s guest house to congratulate them on the advent of Eid Al-Adha.

The princes then visited several sites in Mina to inspect services being provided for pilgrims and they toured the Ministry of Health’s control and command center at Mina’s emergencies hospital.

Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah welcomed Prince Khalid and Prince Badr and briefed them on service provision and the center’s role as a key link between relevant authorities.

The Makkah officials then moved on to Mina’s general security control and command center where they were received by director of public security, Khalid bin Qarar Al-Harbi, who outlined Hajj security arrangements.

Al-Harbi also highlighted the expansion of the security headquarters in Mina and renovation of a CCTV surveillance room that has been equipped with the latest technology to help with an increase in operational capacity.

Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal visiting the holy sites on Tuesday. (SPA)
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