Saudi Post to participate in 6th Arab Postage Exhibition

Updated 07 October 2018
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Saudi Post to participate in 6th Arab Postage Exhibition

  • The exhibition will include a collection of stamps issued by Saudi Post that depict the Kingdom’s most prominent landmarks
  • Saudi Post publishes postal stamps periodically and seasonally for national and religious events

JEDDAH: Saudi Post will participate in the 6th Arab Postage Exhibition, which will be held on Oct. 8-10 in the Moroccan city of Oujda.

The exhibition will include a collection of stamps issued by Saudi Post that depict the Kingdom’s most prominent landmarks, its history and National Day celebrations, said Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Abduljabbar, head of the Saudi Postal Corp.

Recently, Saudi Post issued a commemorative stamp and a card to coincide with the Kingdom’s 88th National Day and its founding by the late King Abdul Aziz.

They also include logos of a number of megaprojects that have been implemented or are currently being implemented, such as Neom, the Riyadh Railway Project, Vision 2030, National Transition Program (NTP) 2020, Digital Transformation Unit, Public Investment Fund (PIF), and the 2018 Hajj Season logo.

Saudi Post publishes postal stamps periodically and seasonally for national and religious events, festivals, Hajj seasons, Islamic, Arab and Gulf summits and major conferences, as well as national cultural, artistic and sports participations to recognize Saudi Arabia’s achievements in all fields. AN Jeddah

Saudi Post infrastructure includes a postal network of 6,000 postal points and 600 offices supported by an ultra-modern logistics transport network comprising a fleet of 1,900 trucks serving more than 2,000 customers. 


First group of Sundanese pilgrims arrive in Jeddah

Updated 18 July 2019
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First group of Sundanese pilgrims arrive in Jeddah

  • Jeddah Islamic Port will receive pilgrims until Aug. 6 and more than 266 personnel will be involved in overseeing this year’s Hajj season
  • The president of the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and other dock officials greeted 1,633 pilgrims as they disembarked at Jeddah Islamic Port following their voyage from Sawakin, Sudan

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has welcomed the first group of Sudanese Hajj pilgrims to arrive in the Kingdom by sea.
The president of the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI), Saad bin Abdul Aziz Al-Khalb, and other dock officials greeted 1,633 pilgrims as they disembarked at Jeddah Islamic Port following their voyage from Sawakin in Sudan.
Al-Khalb said the operational plan prepared for this year’s Hajj aimed to receive 22,000 pilgrims through Jeddah Islamic Port, a 37 percent increase on 2018. He added that 22 trips using four ferries were planned, representing a 29 percent rise in the number of sea journeys on the previous year.
The authority, in cooperation with different government sectors and agencies, aims to ensure Hajj pilgrims’ comfort during their stay in the Kingdom.
Jeddah Islamic Port will receive pilgrims until Aug. 6 and more than 266 personnel will be involved in overseeing this year’s Hajj season. These workers will include maritime pilots, ship captains, technical and operational supervisors, security teams, staff responsible for operations at the station, and technical affairs managers.