Saudi king orders hosting of 1,000 pilgrims from families of slain Egypt forces

The initiative is part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Hajj Guests Program. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced on Saturday the kingdom will host 1,000 female and male pilgrims who are relatives of slain Egyptian security forces this Hajj season.

The initiative is part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Hajj Guests Program, annually supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

On Friday, King Salman announced the Kingdom will host 1,000 female and male pilgrims who are relatives of Palestinian martyrs.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53
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