Jeddah: After Makkah, Saudi authorities have expanded the project to cover Madinah for translation of Friday sermons to English and Urdu for the benefit of non-Arabic worshippers.
The Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs formally launched sermon translation project in Madinah on Friday.
The sermon delivered in Arabic is translated live into Urdu and English languages.
Authorities have designated a specific area in Haram for worshippers who would like to hear the sermon in Urdu and English through headsets and small audio device being provided by the Prophet Mosque authorities.
Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, president of Two Holy Mosques Affairs, met with Prince Faisal bin Salman, governor of Madinah, who formally launched the English and Urdu translation project.
Sheikh Sudais inspected the expansion project of Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. The president also visited the Islamic University in Madinah where he was briefed about the Qur’an memorization award.—Arab News