Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi - Portable Zamzam cans to be introduced at Grand Mosque  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 07/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) The General Presidency of the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah launched a portable delivery service of Zamzam water in the Grand Mosque's vicinity on Monday



Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, chief imam of the Grand Mosque, formally inaugurated the delivery service, through which the water will be delivered inside portable cans





"Water will be delivered in portable cans to fasting pilgrims on Mondays and Thursdays and throughout the entire month of Ramadan this year," Ahmed Al-Mansouri of the Presidency of the Grand Mosque and Prophet's Mosque Affairs told Arab News on Monday.





The portable cans are designed to the highest hygienic standards to protect against infection and have the additional feature of carrying disposable cups.

The General Presidency has also moved to provide counseling and guidance to pilgrims and visitors to Makkah and Madinah

The presidency is planning on displaying more literature in foreign languages and also conducting lectures for pilgrims

Abdulaziz Al-Bakht, director of guidance and counseling, supervises such matters inside the Grand Mosque.

The presidency will distribute printed literature to pilgrims for performing rituals according to Islamic laws. It will also display Islamic rulings on various issues.

The presidency has recruited 70 full-time employees and 21 temporary employees to work on a seasonal basis for this purpose. Guidance and counseling classes will be held daily after the five prayers.

Pilgrims can avail of the Urdu translations of the lectures following midday prayers, said Al-Mansouri

Translation and counseling activities will be held in the south side of the Grand Mosque, also known as the "Junoob Almakbariya," near King Fahd gate and gate 94

The General Presidency has also entered into an agreement with the Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah to train students to guide pilgrims, said Al-Mansouri

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 17 2014 - Kuwait Stock Exchange Closes on Green NoteQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Main indices of the Kuwait Stock Exchange ended trading Wednesday in the green zone with the weighted, the price, and the KSX 15 indices up by 1.39, 14.07, and 5.63 points ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Assistant FM Receives Copy of Vietnamese Ambassador's CredentialsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE Assistant Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi on Wednesday received a copy of the credentials of Nguyen Hoang as ambassador of the Socialist ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Prime Minister Meets Chubu Electric Power ChairmanQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Wednesday met with Toshio Mita, chairman of Chubu Electric Power company on the occasion of ...

 Sep 17 2014 - Italian President Receives Message from Kuwait's EmirQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano received a message from Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah pertaining to bilateral relations between the two ...

 Sep 17 2014 - US Vice President Ukrainian Prime Minister Discuss Minsk AgreementQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Moscow September 17 (QNA) - Russia and eastern Ukrainian independence fighters should fully observe provisions of the Minsk ceasefire agreement US Vice President Joe ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage Meets US AmbassadorQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Doha September 15 (QNA) - HE the Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari met here Monday with HE US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith. ...

 Sep 17 2014 - 52 Taliban Militants Killed During CounterTerrorism OperationsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Kabul September 15 (QNA) - At least 52 Taliban militants were killed following joint clearing operations by Afghan national security forces in various provinces of the ...

 Sep 17 2014 - One Policeman Killed Two Injured in Pakistan's militant attackQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Islamabad September 15 (QNA) - A policeman was killed and two others sustained injuries when unknown militants launched an attack on Tal Police Station on Monday morning. ...

 Sep 17 2014 - US Drone Strike Kills Seven on PakAfghan BorderQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Islamabad September 14 (QNA) - Seven suspected militants including two key commanders of Badr Mansoor group have been killed in a US drone strike according to Pakistan ...

 Sep 17 2014 - ISIS United Iraq Country's Deputy Prime Minister SaysQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Baghdad September 14 (QNA) - Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Sunday that ISIS organization has united the country rather than divide it. He said that ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help