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Iranian pilgrims will participate Haj rituals in 2017: Saudi Govt

Friday March 17, 2017 11:38 PM, IINA

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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that it has completed with the Iranian Organization of Hajj and Visit all the necessary arrangements for Iranians to attend the 1438 Hajj season, according to the approved procedures with various Islamic countries.

The ministry said, in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), that the Saudi leadership and people welcome all pilgrims and visitors of different nationalities and backgrounds, from across the countries of the Islamic world.

The government of the kingdom harnesses all material and human resources to serve the Hajj pilgrims, Umrah performers and the visitors of the holy sites to ensure their safety and comfort during their performance of Hajj and Umrah rituals, read the statement.

Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Muhammad Saleh Benten had met with Chairman of Iran's Organization of Hajj and Visit Hamid Mohammadi and his accompanying delegation in Jeddah on February 23.

During the meeting, they discussed the arrangements for Iranian pilgrims who intend to perform the pilgrimage for 1438, like all other pilgrims from the Arab and Muslim countries.

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