Saudi Arabia expands translation of Hajj 2023 sermon to 14 languages.
This Hajj 2023 sermon aimed at spreading a message of moderation and tolerance to a wider audience.
Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, the president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, has expressed full support from the Kingdom’s leadership in improving services at the Prophet’s Mosque and the Grand Mosque.
This year marks the fifth year of the live translation project for the Arafat sermon, and its reach has been steadily increasing.
In the first year, the translation helped 1 million people, followed by 11 million in the second year, 50 million in the third year, and 100 million in the fourth year.
It is expected that by 2022, the translation project will reach 200 million people worldwide.
The leadership has approved translations in various languages, including English, French, Malay, Urdu, Persian, Russian, Chinese, Bengali, Turkish, and Hausa.
Additionally, this year, Spanish, Indian, Swahili, and Tamil were added to the list of translated languages, further expanding the accessibility of the sermon to a broader range of people.