Saudi Hajj Ministry launches first ‘Mashair’ series

Saudi Hajj Ministry launches first ‘Mashair’ series
Sarhouda Stiti, an elderly Algerian woman, fulfilled her dream of performing Umrah for the first time this year. (Supplied)
Updated 30 November 2019

Saudi Hajj Ministry launches first ‘Mashair’ series

Saudi Hajj Ministry launches first ‘Mashair’ series
  • Initial episodes of the program featured on Twitter

MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has launched the first season of “Mashair,” a series that conveys the feelings of the guests of Allah and their stories when arriving in Makkah to perform Hajj and Umrah.

Ayman bin Mohammed Al-Arfaj, general supervisor of the media center at the ministry, said that “Mashair” aims to highlight the efforts of Saudi Arabia and its citizens in serving the guests of Allah.

He added that “Mashair” is an expression of the efforts of the ministry in improving the quality of services provided to pilgrims and visitors in cooperation with partners and other governmental agencies.

The ministry began featuring the first episodes of the program on its official Twitter account, which featured Sarhouda Stiti, an Algerian lady who fulfilled her dream of performing Umrah for the first time this year.


20,502 COVID-19 protocol violations recorded in a week across KSA

20,502 COVID-19 protocol violations recorded in a week across KSA
Riyadh recorded the highest number with 7,422 violations. (SPA)
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20,502 COVID-19 protocol violations recorded in a week across KSA

20,502 COVID-19 protocol violations recorded in a week across KSA
  • Riyadh recorded the highest number with 7,422 violations

RIYADH: Saudi authorities continued their monitoring campaigns to ensure compliance with the precautionary measures imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease.
They recorded 20,502 violations of the regulations within one week, according to recent statistics from the Ministry of Interior.
Riyadh recorded the highest number with 7,422 violations, followed by Makkah (2,822), Qassim (2,178), the Eastern Province (2,132), Madinah (1,898), Jouf (1,354), Baha (897), Tabuk (477), Hail (427), Asir (367), the Northern Borders (272), Jazan (123) and Najran (84).