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First batch of British pilgrims arrives in Makkah

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, June 26, 2022

As many as 190 pilgrims coming Britain arrived yesterday (June 25) in Makkah, representing the first batch of pilgrims from the countries of Europe, America and Australia to perform this year's Hajj season 2022.

This batch of pilgrims are registered via the electronic portal that the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah launched within its strategy to develop the digital experience for the pilgrims, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The first batch of these pilgrims was received in Makkah by the Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for Umrah Affairs, Abdulrahman Shams and a number of officials, who welcomed the pilgrims and offered them Zamzam water, flowers and souvenirs.

The European pilgrims expressed their thanks and appreciation to the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH Crown Prince for the efforts they are exerting and the facilities and services they are providing to the pilgrims to perform their Hajj rituals with ease.


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