Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense had the honor of washing the Holy Kaaba in Makkah on Monday, reported the Saudi Press Agency.
He did the honor on behalf of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
Crown Prince Mohammed, accompanied by Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal, was received by General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais.
After performing Tawaf and the following prayer, the Crown Prince entered the Kaaba to perform the washing of the Holy Kaaba tradition.
He was accompanied by the Saudi minister of sports, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal. The president of the General Presidency received them for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais.
After it was complete, the Crown Prince performed another prayer as per the tradition of the Prophet (PBUH)
A rare glimpse of the Mataaf from inside the Holy Kaaba.
Senior officials also participated in washing the Kaaba.