MAKKAH: Sheikh Awad Moawad Al-Subhi Al-Harbi, who was reportedly boasted as the oldest man in Makkah Al Mukkaramah has passed away.
Sheikh Harbi was a well known figure in Masjid Al Haram as someone who used to attend the Five Daily Prayers regularly and was nicknamed ‘Dove of the Haram’. A few years ago, a recorded conversation of him with a visitor became viral on Social Media with the same details.
Since then Al Harbi became recognized among International visitors as well who easily spotted him during non-season times of the year in the Grand Mosque.
Scores of people shared their memories of him amid the news of his passing on social media.