Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

22 Jul 2019

Haramain Train weekly trips set to increase soon

The launching of the Haramain High Speed Railway (HHR), one of the fastest 10 trains in the world, between Makkah and Madinah, comes within the sphere of the care by the government of the Kingdom for the holy places and their visitors during the Haj and Umrah seasons with the objective of providing a safe and speedy means of transport, according to the best and highest international efficiency standards.

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22 Jul 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

DUBAI: The undersecretary of the Hajj Ministry for Religious Affairs, Hussein Al-Sharif, sponsored “Al-Zamzami Al Sagheer” initiative and program launched by Al-Zamazema office. The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims. 

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22 Jul 2019

King Salman to host 1,000 Sudanese pilgrims 

RIYADH: King Salman has issued an order to host 1,000 pilgrims from Sudan to perform Hajj, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday. According to the directive, the 1,000 pilgrims will perform Hajj within the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guests Program for Hajj and Umrah, implemented and supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

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22 Jul 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Hajj Health Adviser program to serve pilgrims

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Health is starting implementation of its annual program “Hajj Health Adviser,” in line with the ministry’s aim to protect the health and safety of pilgrims, citizens and residents. The program seeks to provide them with medical advice and guidance through the 937 Service Center and the ministry’s account on Twitter, @saudimoh.

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