Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

8 Jan 2018

Saja Hotels & Resorts opens its largest property in Madinah

Saja Hotels & Resorts, a leading Saudi hotel and condominium management and operation company, has recently announced the opening of the new Saja Al Madinah Hotel in the holy city. The four-star hotel is strategically located in the northern side of the central area, steps away from the Prophet’s Mosque.

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8 Jan 2018

SAHUC Clarifies Surplus Revenue on Audited Financial Statements

The South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) says a revenue surplus of more then R 4 million on their 2017 audited financial statements is income received for two hajj years reflected on one report and before the money could be dispensed off during that financial year. 

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8 Jan 2018

Benten signs Haj accord with Indian minister

India has hailed the effective use of modern technology by the Kingdom in executing Haj operations, the country's minister of state for minority affairs said on Sunday during talks with Minister of Haj and Umrah Mohammed Saleh Benten.

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6 Jan 2018

No ticket prices set yet for high-speed Haramain train

The Saudi Public Transport Authority (PTA) confirmed that it has not yet set ticket prices for the trains operating between Makkah and Madinah, but said it is in the process of addressing the matter. The PTA stressed that the prices are going to be suitable for everyone and will reflect the services provided.

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