The head of the World Health Organization has hailed efforts taken by Saudi Arabia to ensure precautionary measures and protocols are enforced during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Muslim pilgrims arrive to Mount Arafat – a granite hill about 20 kilometers from the Kaaba in the Arafat plains – to participate in the most important part of the annual #Hajj pilgrimage.— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) July 30, 2020
Learn more about the day of #Arafat here: https://t.co/GlirHPgBKt pic.twitter.com/KV9VpOqK6T
Watch: Mask-clad pilgrims pray at Nimra Mosque in the holy city of #Mecca on the second day of this year’s #Hajj pilgrimage, in which special #coronavirus measures were taken, before they set off on a climb to the summit of #SaudiArabia's Mount Arafat. https://t.co/bsuyX8dLEb pic.twitter.com/eXP71l4TGW— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) July 30, 2020