Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

25 Aug 2019

Umrah Forum and Exhibition kicks off on Monday

JEDDAH: The Umrah Forum and Exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, will commence on Monday in Jeddah under the sponsorship of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal. The event will last for three days at the Jeddah International Exhibition and Convention Center.

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24 Aug 2019

40 open-heart ops conducted on pilgrims

The ministry said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency that the number of pilgrims who received treatment in hospitals and health centers since Dhul Qada 1 (July 4) until Dhul Hijjah 20 (Aug. 21) reached 649,690 pilgrims.

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24 Aug 2019

Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has revealed specialized services provided by its hospitals and health centers in Makkah, Madinah and holy sites for pilgrims during Hajj. The ministry said that the number of pilgrims who received treatment in hospitals and health centers reached 649,690. The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the

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23 Aug 2019

US pilgrims fly out of Jeddah

JEDDAH: A Miami Air International airline flight left King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah carrying 163 American passengers who had completed the Hajj pilgrimage. The airline launched its first direct flight to the Kingdom after a halt to services in 1997. Issam Noor, general manager of King Abdul Aziz International Airport, said that the General Authority of Civil

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