Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

31 Jul 2018

Saudi electronic guide will give weather information to Hajj pilgrims

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection has published an electronic guide for Hajj pilgrims with advice on weather and environmental conditions. The guide is available in three languages — Arabic, English, and Urdu — so that the information is able to reach the vast majority of pilgrims. The guide is being published in conjunction

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31 Jul 2018

GPS cards aid Chinese Muslims on hajj pilgrimage

More than 11,000 Chinese Muslims are heading in official groups to Mecca and Medina for the month-long hajj this year, and their Chinese organizers say that a special GPS card pilot program will make the trip better and safer.

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