Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

23 Oct 2017

SAHUC Elects New Leadership

The South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) has elected new office bearers and board members for the next two years.  This change has come about following a successful Annual General Meeting that took place on Sunday. 

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23 Oct 2017

Jeddah airport ready to serve 10m Umrah pilgrims

King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah has completed all arrival and departure arrangements for more than 10 million Umrah pilgrims during the season which began on Saturday and will continue until Shawwal 18, 1439H (July 2, 2018).

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23 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia retrieves 52,000 historical artefacts since 2011

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that it has successfully retrieved more than 52,000 artefacts from inside and outside the country as part of the National Project for Digital Recording of Antiquities, which follows international standards for archaeological recording and archiving.

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