credit by: Arab News
MADINAH: According to the General Administration of Volunteer Work at the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque, 681 individuals volunteered for a total of 20,000 hours during the month of Dul Hijjah. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and visitors have been served by these committed volunteers at the Prophet’s Mosque.
Pilgrims have congregated in Madinah after completing their Hajj rituals to pray at the Prophet’s Mosque. Authorities are actively monitoring pilgrim arrivals and collaborating with field service offices to ensure a smooth transition to allocated housing.
The volunteers, who came from seven government departments, performed a variety of services such as crowd management, meal distribution, patient transportation to hospitals, elderly support, and ambulance services.
According to a recent presidential report, about 4,252,000 individuals visited the Prophet’s Mosque between June 25 and July 2.
The presidency provided services through its security, health, ambulatory, and voluntary agencies, making it easier for pilgrims and guests to fulfil their rites.
The presidency gave out 203,294 bottles of Zamzam water and 426,457 meals to people fasting, as well as 46,138 presents.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance distributed copies of the Holy Qur’an, a gift from King Salman, to leaving pilgrims at Madinah’s Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport. The ministry delivered 11,570 copies of the holy book in total.