Kazakh President pardons 2 prisoners ahead of Eid Al Adha NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ordered the pardon of two prisoners Yaroslav Golyshkin and Yerlan Baltabai on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, Kazinform has learnt from the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Saudi recruits over 350,000 people to serve Hajj pilgrims MAKKAH. KAZINFORM Saudi Hajj authorities have recruited more than 350,000 people from various sectors to serve the pilgrims during this Hajj season, said Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, who is also Chairman of Hajj Central Committee.
1.6 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for Hajj MAKKAH. KAZINFORM According to official statistics issued by relevant Saudi authorities, 1.604 million pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj season, an increase of eight percent or 117,000 pilgrims compared to the same period in 2018.
WAM Report: Saudi Arabia offers five-star services to pilgrims ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Every Hajj season, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA, dedicates tremendous financial and human resources to ensure that pilgrims enjoy five-star services that allow them to perform the hajj ritual safely and comfortably. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and the most significant manifestation of Islamic faith.
First two groups of Kazakh pilgrims arrived in Jeddah for Hajj NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first two groups of Kazakhstani pilgrims – 198 people in total – came to Jeddah for Hajj on July 30, 2019. Employees of the Kazakh Consulate welcomed our compatriots at the International Airport of Jeddah, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Emirates expands services for busy Hajj season DUBAI. KAZINFORM Emirates airline has announced that it will be expanding its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The flights will be operated between 27th July and 22nd August to support the Hajj journey to the Holy City of Mecca.