The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz congratulated on Tuesday all Muslims on the blessed Eid al-Adha and said: We thank God for the success of the Kingdom’s efforts in limiting the effects of Corona.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques said: “I congratulate you all on the blessed Eid Al-Adha, may God bring it back to all of us and our dear country and the Arab and Islamic nation with good health and blessings, asking God Almighty to complete their rituals on the pilgrims of his Sacred House and accept their prayers and return them to their families safe, sound, happy and joyful.”
King Salman added: “We thank God for the great success of the Kingdom’s efforts in reducing the effects imposed by the “Corona” pandemic on all aspects of life, including working to increase community immunity by providing more than (22) million doses of the Corona vaccine to citizens and residents.. which contributed – praise be to God – to raising the operational capacity of the Two Holy Mosques and enabling those going to them to perform rituals in a healthy and safe environment, safely and securely.
King Salman said: “I commend and bless the great awareness of visitors to the Two Holy Mosques in their commitment to the precautionary measures, and one of the most important results of this was that more than seventeen million beneficiaries of government applications launched during the pandemic were able to perform Umrah, and pray in the Two Holy Mosques”.
He said: “God has honored man and made him succeed him in building the earth, Allah made one of the purposes of Islamic law to preserve the human soul, and because of what our world is going through today from the outbreak of the pandemic and its continuous transformation.”
King Salman added that Kingdom has taken a set of organizational and preventive measures during this year’s Hajj season, as required by international health controls and standards.
He stressed that the official authorities in the Kingdom will continue in assessing health conditions and taking all necessary measures to preserve public health with the help of God Almighty.
King Salman asserted that the authorities concerned with serving pilgrims have implemented the digital Hajj system, which aims to focus on technology and reduce human cadres in managing crowds and organizing Hajj.
He added, “In the interest of the Kingdom to establish the fifth pillar of Islam in light of this pandemic and the many measures it necessitated, it has taken into account that the segments of pilgrims represent all Islamic countries and other of our brothers and sisters residing on the land of the Kingdom, to allow all nationalities to perform Hajj.”
King Salman said that the Islamic cooperation has resulted in the successful holding of the Hajj season this year, “through the solidarity of the brotherly Islamic countries in which they have always been accustomed, and the concerted religious bodies that supported and valued the measures taken by the Kingdom in this year’s Hajj, thus contributing to the protection of pilgrims and preventing the spread of the epidemic.”.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques added: “We praise and thank God for the honor that this blessed country has bestowed on serving the Two Holy Mosques and their destination to the fullest, and for His Majesty’s success for our country in managing the Hajj and Umrah seasons successfully in light of this pandemic and the restrictions and effects it imposed on the entire world.”
King Salman concluded by saying: I thank my sons and daughters who are stationed to secure the safety of the pilgrims, and thanks also to the workers and volunteers in all government and private sectors who contributed to the success of this year’s Hajj season.