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  • Ahmed Saleh

Prophet's Mosque sees 5.9 million worshippers in a week

Madinah, April 25, 2024, The latest report from the General Authority for the Care of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque reveals a significant influx of worshippers at the Prophet's Mosque, totaling over 5.9 million attendees in just one week. This visitor surge was accommodated with seamless and top-notch services, ensuring a smooth and efficient prayer experience for all.

According to the authority's official data, a staggering 598,939 individuals visited the revered tomb of Prophet Mohammed, while 254,209 worshippers performed prayers at Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifa. These numbers reflect the meticulous organizational procedures implemented to manage crowd movements and schedule optional prayer times for both men and women.

Among the notable statistics, 9,172 elderly and differently-abled individuals received specialized services tailored to their needs during the week under review. Additionally, 22,627 visitors benefited from guidance services, with 157,464 utilizing translation services to enhance their understanding and experience. Moreover, 12,884 individuals sought information from the extensive resources at the Prophet's Mosque's library.

In a gesture of hospitality and generosity, 153,068 gifts were distributed to visitors, while 61,207 individuals availed themselves of transportation services provided within the premises. Furthermore, the authorities ensured the provision of essentials by distributing 180,880 bottles of Zamzam water and 226,193 Iftar meals in designated areas, catering to fasting individuals during Ramadan.

The comprehensive approach to managing such a large influx of worshippers underscores the commitment of the General Authority to uphold the sanctity of these revered sites while offering unparalleled services to visitors from around the world.

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