Makkah (UNA-OIC) – The Department of Purification and Carpets of the Grand Mosque, an affiliate of the Agency for Technical and Service Affairs headed by the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, is intensifying its cleaning and sterilization work in the Makkah Grand Mosque and its courtyards.
The Agency for Technical and Service Affairs has qualified 3,500 workers during the Hajj season to clean, sterilize and disinfect the Grand Mosque.
Undersecretary General for Technical and Service Affairs Mohammed bin Musleh Al-Jabri explained that the General Department for Technical and Service Affairs, represented by the Department of Purification and Carpets of the Grand Mosque, has been working since the emerge of the coronavirus pandemic to intensify efforts and increase the operations of disinfection and sterilization, where the Grand Mosque and its courtyards and facilities are washed 10 times a day.
Al-Jabri stated that 3,500 male and female workers participate in the cleaning operations using the best types of disinfectants, sterilizers and fresheners that were specially brought to the Grand Mosque. He pointed out that around 54,000 liters of disinfectants, 95 modern laundry equipment and 2,400 liters of sterilizers, including 1,500 liters for surfaces, 900 liters for hand sanitizers, in addition to 1,050 liters of fresheners, are used daily during the washing of the Grand Mosque and its facilities.