Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

25 Dec 2017

Pilgrims, visitors to get VAT reimbursement

Haj and Umrah pilgrims and visitors from non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will be reimbursed the amount of money they paid as Value Added Tax (VAT) on purchases made in the Kingdom.

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23 Dec 2017

Local Umrah operator under investigation

With South African families embarking on the Umrah pilgrimage during the holiday months, Haj and Umrah operator, Al Mujaahiedeen, has been suspended by South African Tour Operators Association (SATOA) following the cancellation of flights of 20 mu’tamireen, who were scheduled to leave on December 25, 2017.

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22 Dec 2017

Rare Qur’an editions in Madinah exhibition

The Qur’an exhibition held in Madinah, in cooperation with Samaya Holding, aims to introduce the content of the Qur’an accurately according to a system of techniques which follows a museum exhibition style.

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