In Makkah, 60 tunnels have been opened to traffic after clearing, making it easier for Umrah pilgrims to travel.
According to a foreign news agency, the municipality of Makkah Mukarramah has restored 60 mountain tunnels to deal with traffic in the city.
According to the report, the opening of these tunnels will facilitate the arrival and departure of Umrah pilgrims.
Also read: Harmain Sharifeen, administration decides to open 100 doors for Umrah pilgrims
The municipality of Makkah Mukarramah says that the work of cleaning and maintenance of the mountain tunnels was completed before Ramadan so that the Umrah pilgrims would not face any difficulty in coming and going to Haram Sharif.
“Our technical teams are checking electronic network bulbs and fire extinguishers, including warning devices, in the tunnels,” he said.
Engineer Haza Al-Sharif, secretary to the mayor of Makkah, said that there are 60 mountain tunnels in Makkah with a total length of more than 30 km.
Haza-ul-Sharif said that 66,935 bulbs have been installed in these tunnels while 42 generators including 599 exhaust fans are also present. In addition, a fire extinguishing network, computer system and water pump have been installed.
Special places in Masjid-ul-Haram to avoid rush of Umrah pilgrims
He further said that we are trying our best to ensure that the pilgrims do not face any difficulty in coming to Haram Sharif and whatever facilities can be provided to them.