Jul 25, 2018
BAN ON GAS CYLINDERS & STOVES FOR THE SAFETY OF PILGRIMS IN HAJJ
Minister of the Interior, Chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, has taken all necessary measures to ban the use of liquefied natural gas for cooking in all holy places during this year's Hajj pilgrimage season 1439, The penalties will be imposed on anyone who found to be in breach of the substance of the decision to use liquefied gas shall be determined by any indicator. Read : Saudi bans entries in Makkah for Hajj season without permits
The Director-General of Civil Defense, explained that the prevention of the use of liquefied natural gas was a matter of concern to the Government of the Custodian of the Two holy Mosques over the safety of the pilgrims of Two Holy Mosques, in order to carry out their life in safety and tranquility and to protect them. See Also : Saudi to reduce Saudization targets in some sectors
He stressed that the ban on the use of liquefied gas includes sites within all holy sites, including the buildings and camps of government or charitable agencies involved in Hajj work without exception, and that the implementation of the resolution is done in coordination with the security authorities to prevent the introduction of gas into sacred sentiments, against violators.
The Civil Defense safety teams in the Hajj are conducting daily inspection tours inside the camps, to ensure that they are free of gas cylinders and stoves, to immediately seize the violators, to confiscate their possessions and to apply the fines for the offence, asserting that the decision was made to reduce the risk of fire in the camps and residences of pilgrims with sacred feelings since the beginning of the work during the past years.
The Director-General of Civil defense appreciated interaction and response to the implementation of the decision from all government agencies and the raft institutions. Most Viewed : Expats can temporary work for Hajj companies through Ajeer