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Ramadan 2021: Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi to host Taraweeh prayers with Covid safety rules

Web Report/Riyadh
Filed on March 21, 2021

(AP file)

The prayers will be conducted while adhering to Covid precautions.

Saudi authorities have confirmed that the Prophet’s (PBUH) Mosque in Madinah will host Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan.

Also read: Taraweeh prayers to resume this Ramadan in UAE

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the General President for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, Abd al-Rahman Al-Sudais, said on Saturday that the Prophet’s Mosque, or Masjid-un-Nabawi, in Madina would open its doors to worshippers while adhering to Covid precautions.

The mosque will hold a maximum of 60,000 worshippers at once, Al Sudais added.

As per Saudi authorities, the Prophet’s (PBUH) Mosque will be closed half an hour after the Taraweeh prayer and will be opened two hours before the dawn prayer.

The mosque will be open around the clock only during the last ten days of the Holy Month of Ramadan.





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