The IDF and Civil Administration are preparing to facilitate the passage of Palestinian civilians who may desire to attend the “Lelat al-Kadir” prayers and the last Friday night prayer of the month of Ramadan, that will take place at the Temple Mount.

From today, exit permits will be granted to 4,000 Palestinians from Judea and Samaria and 1,000 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip (men age 45 and over, women age 35 and over).

The exit permits will be granted through the auspicies of the Civil Administration.

Passage will be permitted as of this morning, (20/11/03) unitl Friday afternoon (21/11/03).