The total number of Hajj pilgrims departing via land, air and sea ports of the Kingdom has reached 1,141,998, according to the statistics issued by the Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat). The directorate said the number of pilgrims leaving by air was 1,042,305, by land 83,339 and by […]
Saudi Arabia has announced that Tuesday marks the start of the Islamic New Year. The Islamic New Year, or Hijri New Year, marks the first day of the month of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. A statement by the Supreme Court announced that courts and […]
As Youths in Action for the Development of Islam (YADI) prepare for the NIA scheduled to take place on 16th December 2018, the management have successfully staged the official launching of the event on Sunday 9th September 2018 at the Islamic Centre for Education, Dawah and Research (Voice […]
Second batch of Sierra Leonean Pilgrims at MADINA Airport about to return home today, Saturday – 8th September, 2018. Credit: Abdulai Bayoh, Media (Hajj Secretariat)
The HAJJ SECRETARIAT wishes to inform the general public that the first batch of pilgrims have safely arrived at Lungi International airport. The Honorable Vice President Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs Honorable Baindu Dassama and host of other Cabinet Ministers welcomed […]
Saudi ministry reveals vision for Hajj technology Ministry of Hajj & Umrah shows how wearables and other technology will support future pilgrims.
The video from the Ministry of Hajj & Umrah shows how each pilgrim will receive a wristband, earpiece and contactless card to support them through different stages of their pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has released a video showing its vision of how pilgrimage will […]
With a release timed to coincide with Muharram, the Islamic new year, on 11 September, this very reverent documentary proffers an access-all-areas look at the Haram, the Great Mosque of Mecca (or Makkah), built to house Islam’s most holy shrine, the Kaaba. Only Muslims are permitted to enter […]
General Directorate of Passports said 1,001,783 had left Saudi Arabia More than 2.3 million pilgrims preformed Hajj this year JEDDAH: More than a million pilgrims have left the Kingdom after completing their Hajj, according to Saudi authorities. The General Directorate of Passports said that out of 1,758,722 foreign […]
Hajj Secretariat and Government of Sierra Leone ready to welcome Sierra Leone Hajj Pilgrims from Saudi.
HAJJ SECRETARIAT, MINISTRY OF SOCIAL WELFARE, GENDER AND CHILDREN’S AFFAIRS, NEW ENGLAND, FREETOWN. PUBLIC NOTICE!!! MADINA, Thursday, 6th September, 2018. The HAJJ SECRETARIAT wishes to inform the general public about the departure dates and time from the Kingdom of SAUDI ARABIA and the arrival dates and time of […]