Electronic library at service of pilgrims

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The project’s goals are to provide quality services within the context of the Kingdom’s mission to serve Islamic action in various fields. (SPA)
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The project’s goals are to provide quality services within the context of the Kingdom’s mission to serve Islamic action in various fields. (SPA)
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The project’s goals are to provide quality services within the context of the Kingdom’s mission to serve Islamic action in various fields. (SPA)
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Updated 02 August 2020

Electronic library at service of pilgrims

  • The service comes as part of the ministry’s effort to keep pace with electronic publishings as part of the National Transformation Program 2020

MINA: More than 3,000 publications have been made available to pilgrims through electronic browsing during this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance, represented by the Publications and Scientific Research Agency, distributed bar code cards for the electronic browsing service for its various publications and scientific research in more than 40 languages.
Under the guidance and support of the minister of Islamic affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, the service comes as part of the ministry’s effort to keep pace with electronic publishings as part of the National Transformation Program 2020.
The project’s goals are to provide quality services within the context of the Kingdom’s mission to serve Islamic action in various fields, including the provision of publications promoting moderation and fighting intellectual deviation.
Meanwhile, different governmental entities worked together to ensure a successful Hajj season through putting in place strict precautionary measures. 


Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 14 August 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 262,959
  • A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 35 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,383 new cases of the disease on Friday.

Of the new cases, 81 were recorded in Makkah, 77 in Hail, 69 in Jeddah and 63 in Riyadh.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 262,959 after 2,566 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

On Thursday, the health ministry announced Saudi Arabia had conducted more than 4 million COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests since the beginning of the outbreak.