haj


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the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja

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On Monday, the UAE's official 180-member Haj mission also left the country from Abu Dhabi.
Al Mazrouie earlier said the UAE Haj pilgrims quota decreased by 1,246 last year.
The minister expressed appreciation to the huge services of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and the Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Haj Ministry Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the several steps being taken for the regular improvements and upgrading the Umra and Haj experiences of pilgrims from all over the world.
Deputy chairman of the committee Nasser al-Sulaiti said that the new website aims to provide all the information the users could need about the Haj season.
He further said: "This year, we started the preparations for Haj very much ahead of time.
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Saudi Arabia authorities issue Haj permits with a code to each pilgrim based on the quota allocated to each country.
Those who contract with a Haj tour operator from outside the country shall be fully responsible for all the services to be rendered to them; we can not guarantee any.
This was stated by Religious Affairs Federal Secretary Sohail Amir while addressing a training programme at Haji Camp Lahore, says a press release issued here on Monday by Pakistan Haj and Umrah Service.
Dubai: As many as 65 candidates have been chosen for the next official Haj delegation.
The Omani pilgrims performed the Haj rituals in complete comfort and ease, thanks to the efforts made by the Omani Haj mission.
Epidemic group A meningococcal disease in Haj pilgrims.
JEDDAH: The Ministry of Haj announced that those who want to perform Haj should register themselves through the Haj portal website as the names of all companies through which local pilgrims can register for Haj are available.
According to a press statement issued by Pakistan Hajj and Umrah service here on Monday, no women was allowed to go on Hajj without Mahram, however, women of Fiqa-e-Jafria and Ahle Sunnat sects can go for Haj journey along with their Sharia Mahram.
Dubai: For the past few years the cost of performing Haj has been increasing, and with Haj quotas constanting decreasing it looks like the costs will continue to rise.