Ramadan: over 6 million faithful to Prophet Mosque in 10 days

(ANSA) – ROME, APRIL 13 – Over 6 million pilgrims have visited the Prophet’s Mosque in the city of Medina, in Saudi Arabia, in the first ten days of Ramadan. Local officials reported this, writes the Emirati newspaper The National. While another 132,345 faithful were also able to pray inside the Great Mosque.

The local department said it distributed more than 1,285,543 bottles of water to visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque and provided more than 1,299,510 packaged meals to people who fasted.

A total of 82 multilingual digital screens were installed inside the Grand Mosque and its halls to display the directives of the Koran. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, and Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset every day of the month, which is typically 29 or 30 days. (HANDLE).

Source: Ansa

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