Saudi Arabia

King Salman Calls for Istisqa Prayer on Thursday

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud called for the performance of Istisqa (rain-seeking) prayers all over the Kingdom next Thursday January 02,2020, the Royal Court said in a statement issued today.

It is a common practice to pray for rain during a drought and dates back to the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him).

The King called on everybody to pray to Allah Almighty for repentance, forgiveness, and mercy.