Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

15 Dec 2018

High-quality service to Umrah guests pledged

JEDDAH: Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Abdullatif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh welcomed in Madinah the 13th batch of guests of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Program for Umrah on Saturday. The minister praised the program and called it a service to Muslims around the world. He said the ministry supervises the program and ensures a high-quality service to the

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15 Dec 2018

Umrah visas cross 2-million mark

As many as 2,003,580 Umrah visas have been issued to prospective pilgrims from various countries since the current season started in September, the Ministry of Haj and Umrah said in its weekly statistical report.

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15 Dec 2018

Malaysia's haj quota remains at 30,200 for 2019

The haj quota for Malaysia remains at 30,200 next year. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, however, said, they have submitted a request to the government of Saudi Arabia for a higher quota.

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