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The Director General of the Jerusalem Endowments and Al-Aqsa Mosque Affairs Department, Azzam Al-Khatib, said on Wednesday that there is coordination with Jordan to maintain calm inside Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of Ramadan.
Al-Khatib added, to The Kingdom, that the Minister of Awqaf, Holy Sites and Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Al-Khalayleh, directed that financial spending be harnessed to meet the needs of Al-Aqsa Mosque and worshipers during the month of Ramadan.
And he demanded, not to prejudice the worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque, in order to preserve their religious feeling and everything related to their worship, and to keep the intruders away from the mosque.
A thousand volunteers work with the Jerusalem Endowment inside the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque to arrange the entry and exit of worshipers at the mosque’s gates to prevent any congestion.
There are also female guards from the Jerusalem Endowments who will work to organize the separation of men from women, so that the Dome of the Rock and the courtyard of the Dome of the Rock are allocated to them, and the rest of the squares are for men.
Al-Khatib suggested that 200-250,000 worshipers from Jerusalem, the West Bank and outside Palestine would enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque every day, from dawn prayers until Tarawih, as the number of worshipers increases on Fridays.
He pointed out that umbrellas will be installed for the worshipers, and integrated religious programs will be implemented, and breakfasts will be provided for the worshipers at the time of the Maghrib call to prayer and before the Fajr prayer (Suhoor).
And he indicated that Tarawih prayers will be broadcast daily on the websites and pages of the Jerusalem Endowments.
Al-Khatib described, "The month of Ramadan is the month of Jerusalem," as he put it.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, had said that the Aqaba meeting, which brought together Palestinian and Israeli political and security officials in the presence of a Jordanian, American and Egyptian, confirmed a Palestinian-Israeli commitment and work to reduce escalation and work towards achieving a just and comprehensive peace.
The Palestinian National Authority and the Israeli government had affirmed in the Aqaba statement their joint readiness and commitment to immediate action to stop unilateral measures for a period of 3-6 months, and this includes an Israeli commitment to stop discussing the establishment of any new settlement units for a period of 4 months, and to stop approving any new settlement outposts for a period of 4 months. 6 months.
A meeting will also be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, according to the Aqaba statement, during the current month.
The parties participating in the Aqaba meeting stressed "the importance of preserving the historical status quo in the holy places in Jerusalem in word and deed without change, and stressed in this regard the Hashemite tutelage / the Jordanian role."