1,000 Egyptians to perform Haj as King Salman's guests

 khaleejtimes.com  8/12/2018 9:02:24 AM  4  APP

The�Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has issued orders to host 1,000 male and female pilgrims from the families of martyrs of Egyptian armed forces and police.

According to Saudi Gazette, they will be hosted as part of the Program of Guests of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Haj this year being supervised by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance and General Supervisor of the Program Sheikh Dr Abdullatif Al-Asheikh thanked the King for hosting these pilgrims.He said this year's guests are coming from the continents of Asia, Africa and Europe.

Last month, King Salman issued orders to host 1,500 pilgrims from martyrs' families of the Yemeni National Army and Sudanese forces participating in Decisive Storm and Renewal of Hope Operations.

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