The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, affirmed that Saudi Arabia spares no effort in ensuring comfort and safety for the guests of the Two Holy Mosques, including pilgrims, Umrah performers, and visitors.
King Salman asserted that the Kingdom provides all services from the guests' arrival to perform their rituals until they leave for their home countries safely.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques addressed citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia and Muslims on the occasion of the Holy month of Ramadan 1444 AH.
King Salman said in a tweet: "Tonight we receive the Holy Month, which is the most sacred of months, and we praise Allah we reached Ramadan, asking Allah to make it a month of goodness, blessing, and peace for our people, our nation, and all the peoples of the world."
In a speech delivered by the Minister of Media, Salman al-Dosari, the Custodian congratulated all Muslims on the occasion of the blessed month, thanking God Almighty that "we reached this holy month, the month of the Quran, mercy, forgiveness, and release from hell. We ask Allah Almighty to help us to fast, pray, and to guide us to do good deeds."
"We thank Allah Almighty for the numerous blessings, including that Allah Almighty has honored us with this blessed country, the place of revelation and Qibla for Muslims and serving the Two Holy Mosques' guests, including pilgrims, visitors, and Umrah performers."
The King asserted that Saudi Arabia spares no effort in providing means of comfort and safety for them. It takes care of delivering all services from their arrival in this blessed country to perform their rituals until they leave for their home countries safely.
The monarch indicated that Ramadan month is a blessed season in which good deeds are multiplied, saying it is an opportunity to seize good deeds, uphold kinship ties, and purify souls.
"I ask Allah Almighty, on this blessed night, to help us seize Ramadan's days and nights in good obedience to Him, perpetuate success for us, and protect our country and the whole world from every evil."
Meanwhile, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchanged congratulations and blessings with the leaders of Islamic countries, praying to God Almighty to accept everyone's good deeds and restore this blessed occasion to the Islamic nation with progress and prosperity.
Earlier, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques arrived in Jeddah coming from Riyadh.
Upon his arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport, the King was received by Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Makkah Region.
King Salman was accompanied by Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid, Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Prince Khalid bin Saad bin Fahd, Prince Sattam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Adviser to the Custodian Prince Abdulaziz bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz, and several senior officials from the Royal Court.