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Limited Hajj, Unlimited Opportunities

Limited Hajj, Unlimited Opportunities

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah This year, the Hajj will take place in the most unusual circumstances. The pilgrims will wear masks and maintain social distance when standing at Arafat, stoning Satanic pillars and staying at Mina or circling the House ...

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Over 7,400 employees providing IT services for Hajj

Over 7,400 employees providing IT services for Hajj

Makkah : Around 7,411 employees are working around the clock in order to deliver adequate and improved telecom services to pilgrims. The Communications and Information Technology Commission supervises the services in accordance with authorized service providers. According to the General ...

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More than 32,000 staff providing healthcare for Hajj

More than 32,000 staff providing healthcare for Hajj

Makkah : The General Authority for Statistics announced that the number of healthcare providers for Hajj 2018 has exceeded 32,579, of which 9,216 are women. In addition to healthcare practitioners coming from the Ministry of Health, Saudi Red Crescent, and ...

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Saudi rejects ‘internationalization’ of Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi rejects ‘internationalization’ of Hajj pilgrimage

By Viola Fahmy, Cairo: Riyadh’s ambassador to the Arab League, Ahmed Qattan, has reiterated his country’s rejection of the “politicization” or “internationalization” of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. “Attempts to internationalize the Holy Places of Mecca and Medina ...

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