Simultaneous translations of Traweeh prayers from Makkah, Madinah

August 27, 2008

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance announced today that live television broadcasts of the Traweeh prayers (special nightly prayers during the Holy Month of Ramadan) will be simultaneously translated into English and French from the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet's Mosques in Madinah, respectively. The translation will be telecast in English from Makkah on Saudi TV Channel 1 and in French from Madinah on Saudi TV Channel 2.