Umrah season begins



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Published — Friday 14 December 2012

Last update 14 December 2012 7:32 pm

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Jeddah: Minister of Hajj Bandar bin Mohammed Hajjar, vowed readiness of his ministry and all Hajj-related institutions in the Kingdom to provide the most advanced and comfortable services to Umrah (minor Hajj) performers, scheduled to start arriving in the country as of today, the first of Safar 1434 H.
In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency to mark the occasion, Dr. Hajjar said all Umrah applications have been electronically processed at Saudi embassies and consulates abroad, noting that last year around 5.5 million Umrah performers have come to the Kingdom.
--SPA

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