RIYADH: Groups of Hajj pilgrims are arriving in Madinah to visit the Prophet’s Mosque before returning home, Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.
Hajj 2022 ended on Tuesday and many pilgrims who did not visit Islam’s second holiest city before their pilgrimage will be visiting it over the next few days.
Pilgrims will pay their respects to Prophet Muhammad and pray in his mosque on arrival in the city.
Hajj service and health agencies have started implementing their plan for the post-Hajj season and there is an increased security presence on the route between Makkah and Madinah to ensure the smooth flow of traffic.
Security personnel will be present around the clock and vehicles will be closely monitored to ensure they are driving safely and not speeding.
More than 390,000 pilgrims visited Madinah during the period before Hajj.