Omani official lauds Saudi efforts to serve pilgrims

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The officials discussed services to be provided to Omani pilgrims in the upcoming Hajj season. (SPA)
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The officials discussed services to be provided to Omani pilgrims in the upcoming Hajj season. (SPA)
Updated 10 January 2019
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Omani official lauds Saudi efforts to serve pilgrims

  • Officials from Saudi Arabian Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Hajj Ministry on Tuesday to increase tourist packages for pilgrims across the globe

JEDDAH: Sheikh Sultan bin Said Al-Hinai, head of the preaching and guidance department of Oman, on Wednesday praised Saudi Arabia for providing best services to pilgrims.
He called on Abbas bin Abdul Ghani Qattan, chairman of board of directors of the National Tawafa Establishment for Pilgrims of Arab Countries, and discussed matters related to pilgrims from Oman.
The officials discussed services to be provided to Omani pilgrims in the upcoming Hajj season.
Officials from Saudi Arabian Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Hajj Ministry on Tuesday to increase tourist packages for pilgrims across the globe.


Saudi scouts in the US for world jamboree

Updated 22 July 2019
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Saudi scouts in the US for world jamboree

  • The 24th World Scout Jamboree runs from July 22 until August 2
  • 45,000 youths from more than 150 scout associations are participating

RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian Scouts Association will participate in the 24th World Scout Jamboree under the theme “Unlock a New World” at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia, US.

The jamboree will run from July 22 until Aug. 2 with the participation of 45,000 young people representing more than 150 scout associations members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

Dr. Abdullah bin Suleiman Al-Fahad, vice president of the Saudi Arabian Scouts Association, said that the Kingdom’s delegation included more than 100 scouts and rover scouts between the ages of 14-17 and would include educational activities that promoted peace, intercultural understanding and life leadership skills.

He said that the jamboree slogan would also inspire scouts to become active citizens able to create a more sustainable world by identifying global issues such as climate change through activities including hiking and workshops so they could help themselves in a rapidly changing world.

The jamboree is the largest outdoor educational event organized by the Scout Movement, which serves more than 51 million youth worldwide.