Religious Affairs Presidency Activates ‘Maalem Al-Tawhid’ Initiative to Enrich the Experience of Pilgrims in Hajj Season

Makkah, The Presidency of Religious Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque activated the "Maalem Al-Tawhid" initiative as part of the operational religious plan for the Hajj season of 1445 AH by organizing a scientific course at the Grand Mosque titled "Al-Tawhid in Hajj." The course featured the participation of the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the President of the Council of Senior Scholars and General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh, along with the esteemed teachers of the Grand Mosque. The president of Religious Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, stated that the two Holy Mosques play a leading role in promoting Tawhid (monotheism), calling to it, and establishing the methodology of the Salaf. "Among the pillars of religious affairs, the presidency is enriching the pilgrims' understanding and journey of Hajj by elucidating the deep connection between Tawhid and the pill ars, obligations, traditions, sayings, and actions of Hajj, as it is the ultimate purpose of Hajj," Sheikh Al-Sudais said. He indicated that the scientific course for the current Hajj season at the Grand Mosque concluded today with the participation of the Grand Mufti, esteemed members of the Council of Senior Scholars, and teachers of the Grand Mosque. He said it is part of the outcomes of the "Maalem Al-Tawhid" initiative prepared for the Hajj season of 1445 AH, which aimed to convey the religious message of the two Holy Mosques, enrich the pilgrims' understanding of Tawhid, and link it to Hajj rituals. This initiative ensures that the pilgrim performs their rites correctly, achieves a blessed Hajj, is rewarded for their efforts, and their sins are forgiven, Sheikh Al-Sudais noted. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Religious Affairs Presidency Activates ‘Maalem Al-Tawhid’ Initiative to Enrich the Experience of Pilgrims in Hajj Season

Makkah, The Presidency of Religious Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque activated the "Maalem Al-Tawhid" initiative as part of the operational religious plan for the Hajj season of 1445 AH by organizing a scientific course at the Grand Mosque titled "Al-Tawhid in Hajj." The course featured the participation of the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the President of the Council of Senior Scholars and General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh, along with the esteemed teachers of the Grand Mosque. The president of Religious Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, stated that the two Holy Mosques play a leading role in promoting Tawhid (monotheism), calling to it, and establishing the methodology of the Salaf. "Among the pillars of religious affairs, the presidency is enriching the pilgrims' understanding and journey of Hajj by elucidating the deep connection between Tawhid and the pill ars, obligations, traditions, sayings, and actions of Hajj, as it is the ultimate purpose of Hajj," Sheikh Al-Sudais said. He indicated that the scientific course for the current Hajj season at the Grand Mosque concluded today with the participation of the Grand Mufti, esteemed members of the Council of Senior Scholars, and teachers of the Grand Mosque. He said it is part of the outcomes of the "Maalem Al-Tawhid" initiative prepared for the Hajj season of 1445 AH, which aimed to convey the religious message of the two Holy Mosques, enrich the pilgrims' understanding of Tawhid, and link it to Hajj rituals. This initiative ensures that the pilgrim performs their rites correctly, achieves a blessed Hajj, is rewarded for their efforts, and their sins are forgiven, Sheikh Al-Sudais noted. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Price of Hady, Adahi Bonds for 1445 AH Hajj Season is SAR720

Jeddah, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Project for Utilization of Hady and Adahi has announced the start of accepting requests for performing Hady and Adahi for Hajj season 1445 AH. The project has completed preparations and arrangements at the ritual performance sites, ensuring strict health measures are in place to perform the Hady and Adahi rituals at the appropriate times. Also, charitable distributions will be conducted during this Hajj season. Field tours have been conducted to verify the readiness of all technical, administrative, and supervisory teams at the sites. The project has established partnerships with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Al-Rajhi Bank, the Ehsan platform, Saudi Post, Bank Albilad, and the Haji and Mu'tamer's Gift Charity Association "Hadiyah" to facilitate the services for pilgrims and Muslims worldwide. Purchases can be made directly from the Adahi platform through the link: www.adahi.org. The project management stressed their commitment to ensuring smooth operations according t o the operational plans to serve pilgrims, facilitate the performance of their rituals, and honour this religious ritual. The management also expressed readiness to meet the demand of all Muslims worldwide for Adahi, charitable donations, and fidya. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Price of Hady, Adahi Bonds for 1445 AH Hajj Season is SAR720

Jeddah, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Project for Utilization of Hady and Adahi has announced the start of accepting requests for performing Hady and Adahi for Hajj season 1445 AH. The project has completed preparations and arrangements at the ritual performance sites, ensuring strict health measures are in place to perform the Hady and Adahi rituals at the appropriate times. Also, charitable distributions will be conducted during this Hajj season. Field tours have been conducted to verify the readiness of all technical, administrative, and supervisory teams at the sites. The project has established partnerships with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Al-Rajhi Bank, the Ehsan platform, Saudi Post, Bank Albilad, and the Haji and Mu'tamer's Gift Charity Association "Hadiyah" to facilitate the services for pilgrims and Muslims worldwide. Purchases can be made directly from the Adahi platform through the link: www.adahi.org. The project management stressed their commitment to ensuring smooth operations according t o the operational plans to serve pilgrims, facilitate the performance of their rituals, and honour this religious ritual. The management also expressed readiness to meet the demand of all Muslims worldwide for Adahi, charitable donations, and fidya. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Health Ministry Warns Pilgrims of Scorching Temperatures at Holy Sites

Makkah, The Ministry of Health has issued a heat advisory for pilgrims undertaking Hajj this year. Officials warn of scorching surface temperatures, which pose a significant health risk. The ministry highlighted the intense heat in Makkah as a major challenge for Hajj 1445 AH. Prolonged sun exposure can be dangerous, so pilgrims are urged to take precautions. According to the ministry, pilgrims should carry an umbrella and seek shade whenever possible to avoid direct sunlight. It is important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day, even if they do not feel thirsty. Pilgrims are also advised to pay close attention to all health advisories and instructions provided by the ministry. To limit sun exposure, pilgrims should avoid going outside during peak heat hours, typically from 11 am to 3 pm. They should also stay cool by refraining from walking on or touching hot surfaces like rooftops during these peak hours. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Chief of General Staff Inspects Readiness of Armed Forces Units Participating in Hajj Mission

Makkah, As per the directives of Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Chief of the Saudi General Staff, Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, inspected the units of the armed forces and sectors of the Ministry of Defense participating in this year's Hajj missions to ensure their readiness in supporting the government agencies involved in Hajj. Lieutenant-General Al-Ruwaili commenced his tour by inspecting the Air Force unit at Arafat airport, where he was welcomed by the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee for the Ministry of Defense's participation in the Hajj season, along with the commander of the participating armed forces units in the Hajj mission, and several officers. During his visit, he received a briefing about the unit and its assigned tasks. Afterwards, he visited the headquarters of the units participating in the Hajj, where he received a briefing about their tasks and responsibilities in serving the pilgrims. He then inaugurated several projects to reha bilitate the ministry's camps for its personnel, as well as for the families of martyrs and injured Saudis and Yemenis. He also launched a project to rehabilitate camps for the ministry's guests from over 20 countries. Moreover, Lieutenant-General Al-Ruwaili was briefed on the guidance and religious programs provided by the General Directorate of Religious Affairs of the Armed Forces. He also inspected the participation of the military police tasked with supporting the internal security forces in crowd management and organizing the movement of pilgrims in the courtyards of the Grand Mosque. Additionally, his tour also included a visit to the field hospital affiliated with the Ministry of Defense's health services in Arafat, where he reviewed its advanced medical equipment and facilities and met with the medical and healthcare staff at the hospital. In addition, the tour also included an inspection visit to the duty force field at Al-Maghmas, where he was briefed on their operations and tasks and assigned security plans. In a speech on this occasion, Lieutenant-General Al-Ruwaili conveyed greetings and appreciation from the Minister of Defense to all participants in this year's Hajj mission. He emphasized that the security of Hajj and pilgrims is a red line that cannot be compromised and that the participating armed forces are providing support to the military forces responsible for the safety and security of the pilgrims. He also emphasized the importance of the Kingdom's role in serving the pilgrims, commending the professional work carried out by the ministry's personnel in particular and the participating government sectors in general, under the great attention given by the wise leadership. Source: Saudi Press Agency