Jakarta (Indonesia Window) – Muslims who are performing umrah and hajj should not worry about their valuable belongings as they can keep it in safe deposit boxes provided on the main roads leading to the Grand Mosque (Masjidil Haram) as agreed by the General Presidency for the Grand Mosque Affairs and the Makkah Municipality.
The presidency and the municipality have dismantled the deposit boxes which were placed in the Haram plaza so as to give more space to the worshipers and congregates, according to Makkah daily as reported by Saudi Gazette on Monday (Dec 16).
According to informed sources, the presidency and the municipality have agreed on the locations of the boxes and have only now to put them in their places.
There were deposit boxes in the Haram plaza and near the bathrooms which have now been dismantled to facilitate entry and exiting of the Grand Mosque and to provide more space to the people to pray in the plazas.
The safe deposit boxes, which were equipped with surveillance cameras, were set up in seven locations which were near the King Abdul Aziz Gate, King Fahd Gate, Gate No. 73, Al-Shibaika staircase, Dar Al-Tawheed, Makkah Company and Al-Ghazah to the east of the Grand Mosque.
The presidency has also put a number of boxes to insert copies of the Qur’an in various sizes and languages at the Mataf area and the funeral prayer places.
Reporting by Indonesia Window