Hajj and Umrah

Edees: 6600 Palestinian pilgrims next season

Occupied Jerusalem (INA) – The Palestinian Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, Sheikh Yusuf Idais, said today, Monday (January 23, 2017): The pilgrims to the Holy House of God from Palestine for this year are 6600 pilgrims. In a statement to the Palestinian news agency WAFA, Edees explained that the 20% that was deducted from countries around the world has been returned due to the expansion of the Haram, and he said: We appreciate all the efforts made by the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve and benefit the pilgrims of the Holy House of God. He added: When the expansion of the Great Mosque of Mecca ended, the rate was returned this year to all pilgrims from the countries of the world, and the 20% rate was returned to us, and now the number of Palestinian pilgrims has reached 6600 from the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Edees said: Every year there are new arrangements for the benefit of the pilgrims of the House of God, the Haram, and we respect them and seek to implement them, and we in Palestine appreciate all the instructions that are in the interest of the pilgrims. (End) kh kh / h p

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