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1340 QATARIS AMONG 1,735,391 PILGRIMS IN SAUDI FOR HAJ

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Saudi Arabia has welcomed 1,340 Qatar nationals among the 1,735,391 pilgrims who arrived from overseas countries worldwide to perform the Haj rituals in Mecca, according to Jazirahnewspaper.

A major bulk of 1,631,979 arrived by air, 88,585 entered from neighbouring countries via border crossing points and 14,827 made the Haj journey by sea.

According to updated statistics released by customs director-general Major-General Suleiman bin Abdulaziz Al Yahya, the number of women who entered Saudi Arabia for the Haj is close to the number of male pilgrims.

 

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