The Saudi Interior Ministry has announced an easing of curfews and security measures on the recommendations of health officials to deal with the Coronavirus. Domestic flights are also being launched. According to the health sector the condition is under control. And due to the constant lock-down the mental health of the public is being compromised.
Saudi News Agency Reporting the Matter
According to the Saudi news agency SPA, from Thursday, May 28 to Saturday, May 30, people will be allowed to leave their homes in all parts of Saudi Arabia from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm. The curfew will be relaxed from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm on Sunday, May 31 and Saturday, June 20, while Mecca will be exempt from this facility.
Finally, Mosques are Going to Open Again
From Sunday, May 31,2020 all Mosques in Saudi Arabia will be open for Friday and obligatory prayers with the congregation. The Mosques of Makkah will be an exception. Security measures will be mandatory in mosques. Friday and congregational prayers will continue in Masjid-ul-Haram with precautionary measures.
Will Masjid Al- Nabwi be Opened for Public
Saudi Arabia has announced to open the gates of Masjid al-Nabwi starting from May 31, 2020 (8th Shawwal 1441) for general public. The visitors will be able to enter after going through fully sanitized.
BREAKING NEWS | The Gates of Masjid al Nabawi, Madinah have been allowed to open for public entry from 8 Shawwal 1441 pic.twitter.com/ol69UBMGv8
— Haramain Sharifain (@hsharifain) May 26, 2020
Restrictions on Umrah and International Flights Maintained
The ban on Umrah and Ziarat will remain in place. International flights will be suspended until further notice. The new situation will be decided by easing and tightening security measures. Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Islamic Affairs, Abdul Latif al-Sheikh, has announced new rules for Friday and congregational prayers in mosques, following a phased easing of restrictions on the corona virus. Will be 15 minutes.