Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

28 Oct 2017

Attractive Umrah fares trigger larger number of pilgrims to Makkah, Madinah

Increasing numbers of Umrah pilgrims are finding their way to Makkah and Madinah as a result of an attractive Umrah fare which was brought down from SR180 ($48) to SR100 following the Hajj season. During the Hajj season, authorities did not allow local pilgrims to perform Umrah or visit the Holy Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

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24 Oct 2017

A pilgrim’s journey – Borneo Bulletin Online

I WILL never forget the emotions that overwhelmed me two months ago as I stepped out of the Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in the Madinah region of Saudi Arabia. For a fleeting moment, I thought, “I am in Madinah – the land of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)!”

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