Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, had the honor of washing the Holy Kaaba in Makkah on Monday, reported the Saudi Press Agency.
He did the honor on behalf of Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
Crown Prince Mohammed, accompanied by Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal, was received by General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet's Mosque Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais.
After having performed the circumambulation of the Kaaba and the following a prayer, the Crown Prince entered the Kaaba to perform the regular tradition.
A number of princes, senior Ulema, governors, government officials and inherit custodians of the house also took part in the tradition.
After it was complete, the Crown Prince performed another prayer as per the tradition of the Prophet Mohammed