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Over Five Million Worshippers Perform Prayers at Prophet’s Mosque in a Week

Madinah, The General Authority for the Care of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque said that the Prophet’s Mosque received 5,548,288 worshipers last week, amid integrated and high-quality services, allowing crowds to perform their…


Madinah, The General Authority for the Care of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque said that the Prophet’s Mosque received 5,548,288 worshipers last week, amid integrated and high-quality services, allowing crowds to perform their prayers smoothly and efficiently.

The authority-issued statistics showed that 677,687 visited the Prophet Mohammed’s tomb, and 259,944 visitors performed prayers at Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifa, as per organizational procedures that control the movement of the crowds and schedule times for optional prayers for men and women.

It also reported that 9,172 older people and people with disabilities benefited from the services granted to them last week. Visitors who benefited from the guidance services reached 8,196, translation services 106,477, while 1,787 sought information at the Prophet’s Mosque’s library.

There were 213,187 gifts presented to visitors, and 45,146 benefited from transportation services.

Some 180,880 bottles of Zamzam water and 52,808 Iftar meals were
distributed in corridors of the mosque designated for people who had been fasting.

Source: Saudi Press Agency