NEW PLACES TO VISIT IN SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Arabia will allow pilgrims from 65 countries to visit other places in the country not only Makkah or Medinah. According to Archaeology news Prince Sultan ben Salman, president of SCTA said that pilgrims will have great benefit with the program Umrah+Tourism. They will be permited to visit interesting places like Madian Saleh(the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia), Madian Shuaib, Haqel, Abha and Taif.
And a new good news for pilgrims is that 300 huge umbrellas will protect the muslims from the sun during prayers in the courtyards of the Grand Mosque or Holy Mosque in Mecca. They will cover 275,000 square meters around the mosque.
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