Extensive arrangements are being made by Madinah police to ensure safety, comfort and a pleasant stay in the holy city for pilgrims and visitors during the holy month of Ramadan.
Madinah police chief Abdul Hadi bin Shahrani and his officers toured the important places in the holy city which will be frequented by the Umrah pilgrims during the holy month to ensure the arrangements are intact .
The tour covered the precincts of the Prophet's Mosque, Quba Mosque, Meeqat point and other places such as the area of Battle of Uhud and the shopping centers that are patronized by the pilgrims.
Shahrani said that it is the duty of the police to streamline the movement of pedestrians and also to combat undercover operations, such as pick-pocketing and thefts.
A special traffic plans has been drawn up to meet the increased volume of traffic which would flow in and out of the holy city. 
Deputy President of the General Presidency of Prophet's Mosque in Madinah Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Falih said that it has fielded 5,000 workers to serve the guests of Allah who would be visiting Madinah during Ramadan.
A total of 16,000 carpets have been distributed for use inside the mosque. A total of 300 tons of ZamZam water is being supplied from Makkah for distribution among pilgrims and 385 taps have been installed for the pilgrims to draw the holy water.
Al-Falih said special arrangements have been made for women pilgrims to facilitate them to say their prayers especially during Fajr and Tharaweeh. 
He also said that extensive arrangements have been made for the pilgrims to break their fast at the Prophet's Mosque where dates, yoghurt, water and food will be served.
The presidency has also made arrangements to serve more than 100,000 meals a day for iftar. More

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