Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

16 Jul 2018

Aviation sector set to soar on back of Saudi Arabia’s new Jeddah hub

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector is expected to witness impressive growth in the coming years on the back of its expanded Jeddah hub, according to a senior Boeing executive. Darren Hulst, Boeing’s senior managing director for market analysis for commercial airplanes, told Arab News that Jeddah’s geographic location, large local population and proximity to Makkah give it

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16 Jul 2018

E-service launched to provide temporary jobs during Hajj

RIYADH: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has launched an electronic service to provide temporary work during this Hajj season via the Ajeer portal, which is for companies offering Hajj services and those who wish to work during the Hajj season, as well as documenting the contractual relationship between them. The move by the ministry is to provide an electronic

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15 Jul 2018

Saudi Arabia welcomes Qatari Hajj pilgrims

JEDDAH: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said it welcomes the arrival of Qatari pilgrims this year. Qataris, who wish to perform Hajj can register via a link on the ministry’s website, http://qh.haj.gov.sa. “The arrival and departure of Qatari pilgrims will take place via King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah… through any airlines except Qatar Airways,” the

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