Saudi Hajj minister praises efforts in fight against coronavirus

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah held a video call to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr and exchange greetings with its staff in the presence of Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Salih Bentin, his deputy Dr. Abdulfattah bin Sulaiman Mashat and other ministry officials, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.

Bentin extended his greetings and good wishes to King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal family and the Saudi people.

He also congratulated ministry employees and praised their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, with teams implementing more than 23 initiatives to mitigate the pandemic’s effects in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.