Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

9 Sep 2017

Charges for most Haj services unchanged since over 30 years

THE charges for most of the basic services being rendered to the Haj and Umrah pilgrims continue to remain almost unchanged since more than 30 years, according to experts. This shows the utmost keenness and concern of the Saudi government in making available of the best ever services and facilities at most reasonable fares in almost all vital sectors, such as transportation and accommodation, they pointed out.

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8 Sep 2017

The keepers of the Kaaba key

Islamic researcher Mohi Eddin Al-Hashemi, who specializes in the two holy mosques, notes that the story of the guardianship of the Holy Kaaba had been first instituted during the times of the Prophet Ibrahim, who with his son Ismail (peace be upon them) were ordered by Allah to raise the foundations of the Kaaba, initiating the tradition of the guardianship of the Kaaba.

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8 Sep 2017

‘Madinah airport ready for departure of pilgrims’

MORE than 5,000 workers at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Madinah, are ready and enthusiastic to serve the guests of God processing their passports for departure, according to the airport’s director, Majed Abu Dawood.

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