Saudi Hajj Ministry widens plans for Egypt, Sudan pilgrims

Saudi Hajj Ministry widens plans for Egypt, Sudan pilgrims
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Saudi Hajj minister Mohammed Salih Bentin signs agreement with a member of the Sudanese delegation. (Supplied)
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Saudi Hajj minister signs Mohammed Salih Bentin signs agreement with a member of the Egyptian delegation. (Supplied)
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Updated 14 December 2019

Saudi Hajj Ministry widens plans for Egypt, Sudan pilgrims

Saudi Hajj Ministry widens plans for Egypt, Sudan pilgrims
  • Saudi Hajj ministry has signed agreements with Egypt and Sudan

MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has signed agreements with Egypt and Sudan in preparation for next year’s Hajj season.
Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Mohammed Salih Bentin, met Maj. Gen. Ashraf Muslim Gawish, Egypt’s assistant minister of interior and head of pilgrims affairs, and Nasreddine Mufreh Ahmed, Sudan’s minister of religious affairs and endowments, on Thursday to discuss Egyptian and Sudanese pilgrims’ requirements.
The meeting was also attended by the Kingdom’s Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Abdulfattah bin Sulaiman Mashat, and several officials.
Under the agreements, the arrival and needs of pilgrims from Egypt and Sudan will be overseen by service agencies as part of the pilgrims services system.


Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron
Updated 16 January 2021

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

Saudi crown prince receives phone call from France’s President Macron

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

The crown prince and president reviewed relations between the Kingdom and France and opportunities for joint cooperation during the call.

Regional and international developments, as well as a number of issues of common interest, were also discussed.