Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

20 Jun 2018

Saudia operates record 688 flights in 24 hours

Under this strategy, Saudia will operate more than 56,000 domestic and international flights with a capacity of more than 12 million seats in addition to the Haj, Umrah and extra flights during the same period which will together have a combined capacity of about two million seats.

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20 Jun 2018

SCTNH to set up tourist center at Mount Al-Nour

The architectural design of the center is complete. According to historical records, the mountain is in the northeast of the Holy Mosque on Al-Adl Road. It was called Mount Al-Nour because the word Nour means light in Arabic. It signifies the light that befell the Prophet (pbuh) when he used to worship at Ghar (Cave) Hiraa in the mountain.

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16 Jun 2018

Geo-tourism plots a path to Saudi Vision 2030

RIYADH: Geo-tourism, a niche market with considerable growth prospects sustaining or enhancing the distinctive geographical character of a place — along with its environment, heritage, aesthetics, culture and the well-being of its residents — is in the focus to diversify the tourism sector in the Kingdom, which is undergoing transformation in line with Vision 2030.

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15 Jun 2018

Eid Al-Fitr prayer performed throughout Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Muslims performed Eid Al-Fitr prayer throughout Saudi Arabia on Friday morning. In Makkah, the prayer was performed at the Grand Holy Mosque and led by Imam of the Grand Mosque Sheikh Saleh bin Humaid. In Madinah, more than one million worshipers performed Eid Al-Fitr prayer at the Prophet’s Holy Mosque. The prayer was attended by Prince Faisal bin Salman bin

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14 Jun 2018

Over 2m worshipers attend Khatm Al-Qur’an at the Grand Mosque

Amid ample and integrated services, under the direct supervision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, over two million worshipers including visitors, Umrah pilgrims, citizens and expatriates witnessed on Wednesday Khatm Al-Qur’an at the Grand Mosque.

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