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The British Pilgrims Council praises Saudi Arabia's efforts in caring for pilgrims

London (UNA) - The British Pilgrims Council Association praised the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in caring for pilgrims, ensuring their safety, and the continuous development of Hajj services. This came during the annual meeting of the association at the headquarters of the British Parliament in the capital, London, on Hajj and Umrah in the United Kingdom, in the presence of a number of diplomats and parliamentarians, a number of travel agents and Muslim members of the Queen's army who performed the Hajj this year. A member of the British House of Lords, Lord Qurban Hussein, praised the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leaders in sponsoring British pilgrims. Stressing that the Kingdom has a major role and the success of the Hajj season is attributed to its efforts to ensure the safety and security of pilgrims. The director of the association, Rashid Mokradia, confirmed that the success of the Hajj and Umrah season is a success for both Saudi Arabia and Britain, for all travel agencies, and for all Muslims. Makradia then provided a statistical report of last year's UK pilgrims. The report indicated that 25000 people went to Hajj this year from Britain, and that satisfaction rates increased from previous years. For his part, the Minister Plenipotentiary at the Saudi Embassy in London, Saud Al-Hamdan, conveyed the greetings of Ambassador Prince Muhammad bin Nawaf. Stressing his support and the embassy's support for British pilgrims. The British Consul General in Saudi Arabia, Barry Beach, said: Our focus will be on prevention through awareness. ((End)) h p / h p

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