King Salman Orders to Host 1,000 Pilgrims from Sudan

Sunday, 21 July, 2019 - 15:00
Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued an order to host 1,000 pilgrims from Sudan to perform Hajj this year as part of the program of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Hajj, Umrah and visit, implemented and supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh said that out of the 1,000 pilgrims, 500 will be selected from the Sudanese army and family members of Sudanese who were martyred while participating in the Arab Coalition’s "Determination Storm and Restoring of Hope" operations.

The Minister is also General Supervisor of the program of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Hajj, Umrah and visit.

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