Hajj and Umrah

4 chiefs perform Hajj

Makkah Al-Mukarramah (INA) – The heads of four Arab and Islamic countries are performing the Hajj this year, as Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, Somali President Hassan Mahmoud and President of the Maldives Abdullah Abdul Gayoom arrived. And the President of Bangladesh, Muhammad Abdul Hamid, visited Saudi Arabia during the past few days, at a time when the number of pilgrims, whose number has so far reached about two million, continues to flock. The Hajj season is usually an opportunity to hold meetings between some leaders and politicians in the Arab and Islamic worlds. In this context, a meeting took place between the Sudanese President and Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Crown Prince. The Saudi authorities decided to reduce the number of domestic pilgrims by 50% in the past and current Hajj seasons, and the number of foreign pilgrims by 20% of the total number of pilgrims last year, due to The expansion works taking place in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, and the expansion of the Mataf, according to what was published by the Al-Jazeera website. ( I finish )

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