Egyptian delegation joins talks in Makkah

Friday, December 21, 2018

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Hajj and Umrah Minister Mohammed Salih Bentin held talks with Maj. Gen. Mohammad Amr Ali Lutfi, assistant minister of interior for administrative affairs in Egypt, and his delegation in Makkah on Thursday.

The two men discussed cooperation in the field of Hajj and Umrah, as well as issues of common interest.

Last week, the Saudi minister separately received Sudanese, Algerian and Palestinian delegations.

Meanwhile, Dr. Abdulfattah bin Suleiman Mashat, deputy minister of Hajj and Umrah, held discussions with Sheikh Maksatbek Toktomushev, the mufti of Kyrgyzstan.

The deputy minister earlier received Mohammed Bilal Qarezadeh, an authorized representative of the Afghan Hajj Affairs, for talks concerning Afghan pilgrims.