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Saudi Arabia issues 300 electric wheelchairs for Umrah performers

Special teams have been tasked with organizing the movement of wheelchairs and ensure that only authorized people are allowed to push them.

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The Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has provided over 300 electric wheelchairs for Umrah performers. This is in addition to the 10,000 free wheelchairs. Special teams have been tasked with organizing the movement of wheelchairs and ensure that only authorized people are allowed to push them. Wheelchairs are available in the eastern courtyard of the Grand Mosque and in the Ajyad area.

This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on July 9, 2014.