1,279 of king’s guests arrive for Hajj in Makkah

1,279 of king’s guests arrive for Hajj in Makkah
The guests of King Salman praised the efforts of the program and Saudi Arabia to serve pilgrims. (SPA)
Updated 26 August 2017

1,279 of king’s guests arrive for Hajj in Makkah

1,279 of king’s guests arrive for Hajj in Makkah

MAKKAH: The number of pilgrims who arrived in Makkah under the Guests of King Salman for Hajj and Umrah Program has reached 1,279 out of 1,300 who are slated to perform Hajj this year.
The remaining guests are scheduled to complete arrival on Sunday with 21 pilgrims from the US and Kyrgyzstan.
The guests of King Salman praised the efforts of the program and Saudi Arabia to serve pilgrims. They also hailed the expansion projects in Makkah and the holy sites.
The guests came from 80 countries, including Madagascar, Argentina, Pakistan, the US, Eritrea, Indonesia, Turkey, Niger, South Africa, Kosovo, Paraguay, Russia, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Belarus, Chad, Finland, Albania, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan and Djibouti.