Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site
Pilgrims flocked to Namirah Mosque in the Holy Site of Arafat today to perform Dhuhr and Asr prayers and listen to the Arafa sermon.
The 110,000 square-meter mosque and the 8000-square-meter adjacent courtyards were filled with pilgrims.
The prayers were attended by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region and Chairman of the Central Hajj Committee; the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and President of Council of Senior Scholars and General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh; and Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh.
Member of Council of Senior Scholars Sheikh Mohammed bin Hassan Al Al-Sheikh delivered the Arafa sermon.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Hassan Al Al-Sheikh affirmed in Arafa sermon that parts of the Kingdom's great efforts are the expansion projects in the Two Holy Mosques, gigantic projects in Holy Sites for performing rituals easily and comfortably and arranging infrastructure there. Kings of this country have been greatly keen on welfare of the Two Holy Mosques, pilgrims and Umrah performers, starting from the reign of late King Abdulaziz, then late Kings Saud, Faisal, Khalid, Fahd and Abdullah, and what we are witnessing in the present era of great works in these Holy Sites. He prayed to Allah Almighty to culminate the efforts of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince with all success.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Hassan Al Al-Sheikh prayed to Allah Almighty to accept pilgrims' hajj, facilitate their journeys and return them to their countries safely.