Saudi ministry prepares for Umrah return with safety plans

Saudi ministry prepares for Umrah return with safety plans
The ministry assigned 769 employees, workers, technicians, and observers at all miqats in Makkah and Madinah, to participate in awareness and guidance work. (AFP)
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Updated 02 October 2020

Saudi ministry prepares for Umrah return with safety plans

Saudi ministry prepares for Umrah return with safety plans

MAKKAH: The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance has completed arrangements to prepare miqats (pilgrim stations) in order to receive worshippers and visitors performing Umrah at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.
The measures included placing social distancing floor stickers to maintain 2-meter spacing between pilgrims, 24-hour disinfection of mattresses, entrances, surfaces, and bathrooms, and setting up signboards in different languages at miqat entrances.
The ministry assigned 769 employees, workers, technicians, and observers at all miqats in Makkah and Madinah, to participate in awareness and guidance work.