Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

14 Jul 2018

Makkah governor receives civil defense Ramadan accomplishment report 

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, governor of Makkah, adviser to King Salman and chairman of the Central Hajj Committee, received a report on the work of the Civil Defense Directorate in Makkah during the month of Ramadan. The governor thanked the civil defense forces for their efforts during Ramadan, and congratulated them for the success of the plan.  He stressed the need for an

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14 Jul 2018

First batch of Haj pilgrims arrive

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Haj and Umrah for Ziyarah Affairs in Madinah and Supervisor General of the Electronic Track for Overseas Pilgrims Muhammad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Bijawi said the ministry is exerting its utmost efforts in carrying out the strategies and plans so as to upgrade its services to facilitate matters for the pilgrims and enable them to perform their rites with ease and peace of mind.

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13 Jul 2018

KSA to host biggest ‘Hackathon’ in Middle East

The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones announced the opening of registration for the Hajj Hackathon. The event promises to attract leading programers from around the world to innovatively leverage technology to enrich and enhance the Hajj experience for pilgrims. The hackathon will be held in August in Jeddah, and is expected to attract more than 3,000

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