Riyadh, (IINA) – More than 30 million Iftar meals were given to worshippers in and around Makkah Haram during Ramadan, according to a report presented to Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal.
Prince Khaled received the detailed report from Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al-Faleh, chairman of the Executive Committee for the Hajj. It said that 21 government agencies were actively involved in serving the worshippers.
Some 25.11 million Iftar packets were distributed to worshippers inside the mosque and another 5.11 million meals were given out outside the main mosque in public places such as bus stations.
There were more than 100 buses to shuttle worshippers to and from the mosque to their respective hotels. Prince Khaled commended the governmental and non-governmental organizations that drew up plans to handle millions of pilgrims this season.
The governor praised the outstanding performance of the officials on duty in serving the pilgrims. He said their services had yielded positive results and left guests satisfied.
Prince Abdullah bin Bandar, deputy governor of Makkah Region, thanked the security personnel participating during the Umrah season for their untiring efforts and hard work.
Source: International Islamic News Agency