Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

9 Sep 2017

Charges for most Haj services unchanged since over 30 years

THE charges for most of the basic services being rendered to the Haj and Umrah pilgrims continue to remain almost unchanged since more than 30 years, according to experts. This shows the utmost keenness and concern of the Saudi government in making available of the best ever services and facilities at most reasonable fares in almost all vital sectors, such as transportation and accommodation, they pointed out.

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8 Sep 2017

‘Madinah airport ready for departure of pilgrims’

MORE than 5,000 workers at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Madinah, are ready and enthusiastic to serve the guests of God processing their passports for departure, according to the airport’s director, Majed Abu Dawood.

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7 Sep 2017

Al-Mashaer Train transports over 2m pilgrims: PTA

The number of pilgrims who used the Al-Mashaer Train during this year’s Haj totaled 2,041,000, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported quoting the Vice President of the Public Transport Authority (PTA) Muhammad Fahd Al-Shibrimi as saying Wednesday.

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