JEDDAH: The director general of passports, Maj. Gen. Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Yahya, on Friday visited the Hajj halls at Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah to see how fast passport staff were completing their work.
He stressed the importance of serving every pilgrim in an appropriate manner. He received a group of Indonesians who benefited from the Makkah Road initiative, which aims to enhance Hajj services and facilitate pilgrims’ journeys. He gave them roses and gifts.
Al-Yahya urged passport staff to show dedication to their task and reflect the state’s efforts in serving pilgrims.
He also urged them to take fingerprints of all pilgrims arriving from abroad, and to ensure the validity of all passports and visas using the devices available in all lounges and halls.