Officials laud Saudi efforts to serve Hajj pilgrims

Muslim pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP)
Updated 05 August 2019

Officials laud Saudi efforts to serve Hajj pilgrims

  • Taya urged pilgrims not to raise any political, doctrinal or racist slogans during the Hajj season

CAIRO: Makram Mohammed Ahmed, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation, hailed Saudi efforts to provide pilgrims with all facilities to perform Hajj easily and smoothly.
He said that the Muslim world and the international community greatly admire and appreciate those efforts.
Meanwhile, the president of the Shoura Council of Kyrgyz Muslim Scholars, Habibullah ibn Nabi Al-Din, lauded the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guests Program for Hajj and Umrah.
A guest of this year’s program, he thanked the Saudi leadership for its care and interest in Islam and Muslims.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf, Dr. Jaber Taya, said Saudi Arabia provides the best services to pilgrims every year.
He praised all efforts exerted by the government and private sectors in the Kingdom to help pilgrims perform their rituals easily, comfortably and safely.
Taya urged pilgrims not to raise any political, doctrinal or racist slogans during the Hajj season. 


Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

Updated 18 January 2020

Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, held talks in New York with Taher El-Sonni, Libya’s UN ambassador and permanent representative. 

The two sides discussed issues of mutual concern and latest political developments in the region. 

Al-Mouallimi congratulated El-Sonni for his new apppointment and conveyed the Saudi leadership’s best wishes for prosperity, stability and progress to the Libyan people. 

Al-Mouallimi reiterated Saudi Arabia’s rejection of any foreign interference in the Libyan affairs, adding that Riyadh will continue to push all concerned parties to reach a political solution that guarantees the unity of Libya and saves
people’s lives.