Hajj official receives 1st batch of Turkish pilgrims in Makkah

Makkah, The Chairman of Board of Directors of Circumambulators Foundation of Pilgrims of Turkey and Muslims of Europe, America and Australia, Tariq bin Mohammed Ankawi, received yesterday in Makkah the first batch comprising of 165 Turkish pilgrims who came to perform Hajj rituals this year 1439 H, in the presence of Turkish Consul in Jeddah Akif Menevse.

The Turkish Consul General thanked the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince for their facilities and services being provided for pilgrims since their arrival until departure for their countries safely, noting that gigantic projects in the Two Holy Mosques and holy sites contribute to facilitating the performance of Hajj rituals in an atmosphere of safety, tranquility, and comfort.

He praised the cooperation and constant coordination with the Foundation which is keen to overcome all obstacles that may face more than 80,000 pilgrims of Turkey this year, and care and attention being provided by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for pilgrims.

Source: Saudi Press Agency