First batch of Iranian Hajj pilgrims arrives in Medina

File photo of an Iranian pilgrim taking part in Hajj in Medina in Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)

The first batch of the Iranian pilgrims for this year’s Hajj (pilgrimage) arrived in Medina in the Saudi Kingdom on Thursday, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Upon arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz international airport, they were transported by buses to their temporary camp where an integrated system of high-quality services provided by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Medina branch, and the National Foundation for Pilgrims Guides was awaiting them.

Hatem bin Jaafar Bali, Chairman of the National Foundation for Pilgrims Guides, said that the Foundation provided all services for the convenience of pilgrims, in the framework of the keenness of the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve pilgrims.

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