1,27000 Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia



As many as 1, 27000 pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia, on Sunday so far for performing Hajj rituals this year.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony’s spokesperson said that 94,000 pilgrims are from government scheme and 36,000 under the private scheme have reached the Holy Land.
While detailing the facilities being provided to the pilgrims, the spokesperson said that 187 officers and other staff of the religious ministry are performing their duties.
469 doctors, nurses and paramedical staff members are performing duties in Saudi Arabia.
Approximately 20,000 pilgrims were provided guidance by the Haram Guides and more than 3600 luggage bags which went missing were handed over the pilgrims.
The officials have received 194 calls for guidance on its call centre and 150 calls for the registration of complaints.—INP

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