SAUDI ARABIA

King Salman orders hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from Palestine

August 09, 2018
King Salman
King Salman



RIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has ordered the hosting of 1,000 female and male pilgrims, who are relatives of Palestinian martyrs, in this year's Haj as part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Haj Guests Program, annually supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Bin Abdulaziz Al Asheikh, minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, said that this year's guests are coming from the continents of Asia, Africa and Europe, noting that as many as 43,547 female and male pilgrims have benefited from this program since its inception 22 years ago. — SPA


August 09, 2018
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