Two pictures of facilitators serving Hajj pilgrims has gone viral while receiving great admiration from social media users.
In the first picture a security officer is shown lifting a toddler while smiling to help the child kiss the Ka’aba.
In the second photo, a young boy scout is shown on his knees helping an elderly woman by raising her feet off the ground while she was on her wheelchair
This year over 17,000 security officers have been deployed to help facilitate, protect and assist the millions of pilgrims arriving to perform their hajj duties. In addition to that the Saudi Ministry of Health has also placed 29,000 medical practitioners to work round the clock and serve pilgrimks free of charge at the Holy sites.