Home Global CORONAVIRUS:  Saudi suspends use of interactive educational touchscreens in the Grand Mosque
Global - March 11, 2020

CORONAVIRUS:  Saudi suspends use of interactive educational touchscreens in the Grand Mosque

 

Governments in the Middle East have taken precautionary measures to combat the spread of the disease

JEDDAH: The use of interactive educational touchscreens in the Grand Mosque in Makkah has been suspended as part of efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

The precautionary measures were introduced by the moderation and intellectual security department of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques.

Read Also: Imams of Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque lauds precautionary measures taken by KSA to prevent spread of Coronavirus
Department director, Ali bin Hamid Al-Nafie, said the move was aimed at preventing and limiting the spread of the killer virus while creating a peaceful environment for visitors. He added that some digital content could still be viewed remotely via the presidency’s portal and fixed displays.

Saudi Arabia has implemented additional sanitization steps at the Two Holy Mosques, restricted entry for foreign pilgrims and put in place other preventive steps nationwide. Government agencies, such as the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosque and the Saudi Post, have suspended the use of automated fingerprint identification systems over coronavirus fears.

Governments in the Middle East have taken precautionary measures to combat the spread of the disease.

 

ARAB NEWS

About Post Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Check Also

FOR THE RECORD: Being Remarks Delivered by the National Coordinator of Independent Hajj Reporters, Ibrahim Muhammed, at the ‘Heroes of 2022 Hajj and Lecture,’ at the National Mosque Auditorium Abuja, on Thursday, 22 September 2022.

FOR THE RECORD: Being Remarks Delivered by the National Coordinator of Independent Hajj Re…