Saudi King approves performing Taraweeh in the Two Holy Mosques

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia approved performing Taraweeh in the Two Holy Mosques and reducing them with the continued suspension of entry of pilgrims, the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques’ Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia plans to ease curfew hours it imposed on several cities during the month of Ramadan to allow people more time to shop for essential needs within the boundaries of their neighborhoods, state news agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.

According to an official source, the allowed period is as follows:

First: From 9:00am to 5:00pm in all regions and cities in which 24-hour curfew is not implemented.

Second: From 9:00am to 5:00pm in cities and governorates in which 24-hour curfew is implemented. This allowed period is only for meeting necessary needs such as medical care and grocery shopping, and only two people are permitted to be in one vehicle at a time.

Third: 24-hour curfew in quarantined neighborhoods.

The official source also said that these measures are part of the Kingdom’s efforts to counter the coronavirus pandemic, urging the people to abide by the measures and precautions.

Source: Khaleej Times