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​Hajjar: Unfailing determination to overcome the obstacles facing pilgrims

The plan which was devised by the Ministry of Hajj for the `Umrah season in Ramadan has achieved tangible results amidst the successive arrival of the Mu`tamirs and visitors to the Prophet's Mosque during this blessed month. This coincides with the implementation of great projects in Makkah Al-Mukarramah and Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah...


Decreasing the numbers of pilgrims and Mu`tamirs is a temporary measure

Hajj Ministry officials have highlighted the goals of the high decree that has ordered a reduction in the number of pilgrims and Mu`tamirs in light of the capacity of the Mataf during the implementation of the King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz Al-Haram Expansion Project. This will prevent overcrowding and keep the guests of the Merciful safe...


​The ongoing projects require a reduction in pilgrim numbers

Yahya Bajnid, the editor-in-chief of Hajj and `Umrah Magazine, asserted that the exceptional decree ordering a temporary reduction in the number of pilgrims and Mu`tamirs is dictated by general interest and legal necessity. He indicated that the decree, which was issued as a result of huge expansion projects, has garnered great support from all Muslim countries...


A workshop on moving pilgrims to Jamarat Bridge concluded yesterday

The workshop of grouping the pilgrims to move to Jamarat Bridge and to the stations of Al-Masha`er Metro for this year's Hajj season concluded yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah after several scientific sessions and relevant discussions regarding the grouping of pilgrims to throw the stones during the days of Tashriq (11th, 12th and 13th of Dhul-Hijjah) and in the presence of specialists on grouping and pilgrims in general.


​The Court rejects the lawsuit of the Tawafa Establishment for Iranian Pilgrims

The Court of Appeal in Makkah Al-Mukarramah approved the judgment issued by the Administrative Court in favor of the Ministry of Hajj to dissolve the Board of Directors of the National Tawafa Establishment for Iranian Pilgrims during the Hajj season (1433 A.H.) This was in order to achieve the public interest.

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The latest issue of the Saudi Hajj and `Umrah Magazine has recently been released. It is the fourth issue for the sixty-two year. This issue is full of details of different events, as usual, including many important topics such as information on the start of the `Umrah season for this year and its necessary preparations, and the history of the seminars held by the Ministry every year in addition to many other important topics.

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