In Pictures: Pilgrims from around the world arrive in Saudi Arabia ahead of Hajj

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Pilgrims from around the world arrived in Saudi Arabia ahead of the upcoming Hajj season.

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The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shared pictures of pilgrims from various countries arriving in Mecca and Medina.

Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims pray in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims pray in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims pray in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims pray in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj Flight from Pakistan Arrives in Saudi Arabia under Makkah Route Initiative. (SPA)
Hajj Flight from Pakistan Arrives in Saudi Arabia under Makkah Route Initiative. (SPA)
Hajj Flight from Pakistan Arrives in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)
Hajj Flight from Pakistan Arrives in Saudi Arabia. (SPA)

Hajj is set to begin on June 26 – pending an official announcement by authorities. This year’s pilgrimage will see about 2.6 million Muslims come together to perform the Islamic ritual for the first time since COVID-19.

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