Hajj pilgrims from around the world begin to arrive in Saudi Arabia

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Thu, 2024-05-09 20:27

RIYADH: The first groups of pilgrims from several countries arrived in Saudi Arabia on Thursday ahead of this year’s Hajj.

Among them were 283 pilgrims from India, who were welcomed upon arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah by the minister of transport and logistics services, Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, and the deputy minister of Hajj and Umrah, Abdel Fattah bin Sulaiman Mashat.

Indian Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome. Ambassador Suhel Khan joined Minister of Transport & Logistic Services Saleh Al-Jasser in receiving the first flight of pilgrims at Madinah Airport. (Supplied)
Indian Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome. Ambassador Suhel Khan joined Minister of Transport & Logistic Services Saleh Al-Jasser in receiving the first flight of pilgrims at Madinah Airport. (Supplied)
Indian Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome. Ambassador Suhel Khan joined Minister of Transport & Logistic Services Saleh Al-Jasser in receiving the first flight of pilgrims at Madinah Airport. (Supplied)
Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome upon arrival in Jeddah. Ambassador Dr. Mohammad Javed Patwary receiving the pilgrims. (Supplied)
Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome upon arrival in Jeddah. Ambassador Dr. Mohammad Javed Patwary receiving the pilgrims. (Supplied)
Pakistani Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome upon arrival of first Hajj flight at Prince Mohammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Madinah. (Pakistani Consulate Jeddah)
Pakistani Hajj pilgrims accorded a warm welcome upon arrival of first Hajj flight at Prince Mohammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Madinah. (Pakistani Consulate Jeddah)
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