Saudi Crown Prince Washes Holy Kaaba on Behalf of King Salman
On behalf of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister had the honor of washing the Holy Kaaba.
Upon arrival at the venue, accompanied by Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal, Minister of Sports, the Crown Prince was received by the General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais.
After having performed circumambulation (around the holy House of God) and the following two Rakas, the Crown Prince entered the holy Kaaba and managed to start washing it.
Some princes, senior Ulema, governors, government officials, and inherit custodians of the house, also took part in the regular tradition.
Following that, the Crown Prince performed two Rakaas as per the tradition of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).