Friday, June 18

Al-Jarad Mosque Opens for Worshippers after Renovation

Hail, Several historic mosques are located in Hail in the north of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including Al-Jarad Historic Mosque which has reopened its doors for worshippers after it was renovated as part of Prince Mohammed bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation in Saudi Arabia, under which 30 mosques in 10 regions will be restored and rehabilitated.

The historic mosque is situated nearly 3 km east of Hail, at the bottom of Mount Samra near King Faisal Road.

The mosque, which was built in 1279 AH, making it one of the oldest mosques in Maghaydah, underwent a restoration process in 1382 AH and continued to receive worshippers until the year 1412 AH. Prominent imams of the mosque include Abdulaziz Rashid Al-Jamil, Salem Nasser Al-Jamil, and Abdullah Hilal Al-Jamil.

Al-Jarad Mosque is built with mud and stone with a roof made of Tamarix and palm fronds. It covers 450 square meters and can accommodate 192 worshipers. It consists of the prayer area, a retreat, restrooms and ablution places, and a depot.

Source: Saudi Press Agency