JEDDAH: The mission of the families of the martyrs and wounded from the Egyptian armed forces and police, who performed this year’s Hajj within the Guests of King Salman for Hajj and Umrah Program, has commended the warm hospitality of Saudi Arabia.
The mission has extended thanks to King Salman for hosting them at his own expense to perform the ritual, stressing the depth of relations between the two countries.
In a recent report from the General Directorate of Passports, the number of pilgrims who left Saudi Arabia reached more than 176,572 until Monday. The directorate said that the number of pilgrims leaving via land crossings reached 27,743; 145,950 pilgrims by air and 2,879 by sea.
The total number of pilgrims who arrived in Madinah after performing Hajj rituals reached 148,431 pilgrims.