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104-year-old Indonesian pilgrim arrives in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

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Maria Marghani Mohammed, the oldest Indonesian pilgrim at 104 years old, arrived in Jeddah on Saturday night to perform Hajj.

Maria is believed to be the oldest person to perform Hajj this year.

She was greeted upon arriving at King Abdulaziz International Airport by the director of the operations room at the ministry of culture and information Abdulkhaliq al-Zahrani, the Indonesian counsel in Jeddah, Mohammed Sharif Deen and chief of the Indonesian pilgrimage mission Arshad Hadia in addition to a number of Saudi officials, Saudi TV and several media outlets.

Maria said she was very happy to visit Saudi Arabia and commended the facilitated and organized measures at the airport and the good treatment of the elderly.

Maria’s health was checked by a relevant healthcare team upon her arrival in the airport.