Hajj 2021 Update: Tawaf Al-Qudum completed, first batch of 36,000 Pilgrims arrives Mina

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The first batch of pilgrims has completed performing Tawaf Al-Qudum (Tawaf of Arrival) with ease and comfort amid an integrated system of services and precautionary measure.


The General Presidency of Two Holy Mosques Affairs’ Spokesperson Hani Haidar stated that the presidency allocated tracks for pilgrims around the Tawaf (circumambulation) area to perform the Tawaf. As many as 60 employees have taken part in organizing the movement of pilgrims to maintain social distancing.


In light of the unremitting support by the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he reiterated the general presidency’s keenness to achieve a system of distinguished and high-quality services in order to provide pilgrims with an ideal and appropriate healthy environment to perform hajj rituals.


The Director of Crowds Department at the Grand Holy Mosque Eng. Osama bin Mansour Al-Hujaili said that over 500 employees have taken part in receiving pilgrims since this early morning from the three gathering centers. He added that Al-Marwah Gate is designated for departure after completing the Tawaf, to ensure the implementation of social distancing.

Meanwhile, about 36,000 pilgrims has arrived in Mina to spend the day..




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