Nearly 170 bookshelves have been placed in all prayer areas in the Mataf and the roof of the Grand Mosque so that worshipers and visitors can avail of the blessings in reciting the Holy Quran in front of the Holy Kaaba and in all corners of the Holy Haram.
A senior official at the Grand Mosque, Ghazi Bin Fahd Al-Dhibyani, said the administration has distributed Quran bookshelves in the Mataf area and they have been stacked with over 7,000 copies of the Quran of various sizes and containing the commentary on the Quran in different languages.
Al-Dhibyani added that copies of the Quran were printed at King Fahd Complex for Printing the Holy Quran in Medina. Committees have been formed to monitor and follow the status of the bookshelves, fill them with new copies of the Quran while the copies that need treatment and repair are removed from the bookshelves.
This service is provided round-the-clock by workers and employees who work in four shifts.
Source: The Saudi Gazette