Okaz/Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Abdullateef Al-Asheikh announced the launch of the “Masajid” smart phone app for iphone and Android systems.
In a tweet he said that the “Masajid” app provides diverse services via smart phones. It can be downloaded via the links: Android: goo.gl/3CLGky and iphone: goo.gl/b9F3BP
The app can be used to look for nearby mosques and communicate with the Imam and Muezzin.
Meanwhile, Minister of Haj and Umrah Dr. Muhammad Saleh Benten said serving pilgrims is a national responsibility.
He was addressing a workshop on Monday to improve services provided to Haj and Umrah pilgrims and visitors.
The workshop reviewed the standard of services provided to the “Guests of Allah”, seeking to raise the standard of all services, implementing the initiatives by service providers, preparing a monthly report on progress of work and shedding light on the initiatives via various media.