More than 14,000 carpets renovated in Mecca after Hajj season

Workers laying out carpets of different sizes at the Holy Mosque and its many locations and squares. (Supplied)

The Department of Disinfection and Carpets of the Grand Mosque has renovated the carpets after the completion of the pilgrimage season for 1439, as part of the efforts of the General Presidency of the Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque under the supervision and guidance of the General President for the Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sudais.

Nayef bin Thiab Al-Jahdali, Director of the Department of Disinfection and Carpets of the Grand Mosque, said that the administration has implemented the first items of its plan for the current Umrah season, renewing the carpets at the Grand Mosque with 14,000 other carpets of different sizes distributed to the Holy Mosque and its many locations and squares.

Al Jahdali pointed out that the carpets are cleaned and washed daily and throughout the week according to an operational plan prepared by the Department, using the latest mechanisms of disinfection and sterilization.

It is noteworthy that this plan was implemented within 10 days from the beginning of the month of Muharram to the tenth day and with the support of 200 workers, and this number will increase before the holy month of Ramadan to 25,000 carpets.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53
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