Dr. Abdullatif Al-Sheikh, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for the Ministry’s Works in Hajj, has launched many high-quality projects worth a total of SAR 90 million to serve pilgrims during the Hajj in 2022.
These included the start of maintenance projects and the operation of all mosques in the Holy Sites region, as well as two projects to modify Al-Mashar Al-Haram and Umm Al-Mu’minin Aisha mosques in Al-Tan’im mosques.
This came during the inspection tour that “Al-Sheikh” made yesterday evening, Wednesday, to the mosques of the holy sites; to see its readiness to receive pilgrims
The first project was inaugurated for eleven maintenance and operation contracts, which included all the mosques of the Holy Sites, with a total value of 64,735.552, including maintenance contracts.
The second project is concerned with the modernization and development of air conditioning and air purification systems in the Al-Mashar Al-Haram Mosque in Muzdalifah, which was completed at a total cost of 3,994,870 riyals;
The third project came to replace and change the air conditioning and air purification systems in the mosque of Umm Al-Mu’minin Aisha – may God be pleased with her – in Al-Taneem, with a value of 2,929,223 riyals;
The fourth project in the “Namra” mosque in the “Arafat” area included the distribution of electrical loads in the mosque, at a total cost of 1,600,000 riyals.
The fifth project is concerned with delivering water to the reservation mosques at the entrances to the Holy Capital and Miqat Al-Juhfa, with an amount of approximately 17 million riyals; The project provides continuous water feeding to mosques.
It is noteworthy that the tour of the Minister of Islamic Affairs started by standing at the “Al-Khayf” mosque in the “Mina” area, which was suspended for two years due to the conditions of the pandemic
He urged “Al-Sheikh”, during his meeting with the participants in the ministry’s work on Hajj, to provide all services to the pilgrims, and to make more effort so that they perform their rituals with ease and reassurance.
He also stressed the follow-up of all services provided to the pilgrims, the submission of periodic reports on the level of services, and the use of modern technology to keep pace with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.