MAKKAH, 17th October, 2016 (WAM) — Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah region, was honoured to wash the Holy Kaabah today, on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, according to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA.

A statement from the SPA said that the Prince was received on arrival at the Grand Holy Mosque by the General President of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque Affairs, Dr. Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais and a number of officials.

Participants in the washing ceremony included princes, ministers, officials, members of Islamic diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom, and a group of citizens.