Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

16 Jan 2019

FNC urges the expansion of Hajj quota for Emiratis

The Federal National Council has urged officials to request a larger quota for Emiratis to perform Hajj. Each year, Hajj officials in Saudi Arabia allow each country a certain number of pilgrims. In 2018, the UAE was allowed to send 6,228 pilgrims, and in 2017 they were allowed 4,631.

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15 Jan 2019

Jabal Omar, Northacre form strategic partnership

Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC), one of the biggest real estate developers in the Kingdom, and the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the British company Northacre, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Financial Group. The MoU was signed by the CEO of JODC Yasser bin Faisal Al-Sharif and CEO of Northacre Nicolo Barateeri. This

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