Saudi Arabia witnesses 11% increase in Haj pilgrims

A total of 926,726 pilgrims arrived in the country as of Friday

Pilgrims arriving by air stood at 881,229 pilgrims, by land 35,148 pilgrims and 10,349 pilgrims by sea
Pilgrims arriving by air stood at 881,229 pilgrims, by land 35,148 pilgrims and 10,349 pilgrims by sea

The number of pilgrims who have arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Haj through air, land and sea ports, stood at 926,726 pilgrims, as of Friday, according to the statistics issued by the Directorate General of Passports.


The General Directorate of Passports said that the number of pilgrims arriving by air stood at 881,229 pilgrims, by land 35,148 pilgrims and10,349 pilgrims by sea, an increase of 91.244 pilgrims or (11%), compared to the number of arrivals, for the same period, last year, it added.

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