last group of Iraqi pilgrims cross the border via Araar inlet

Saturday 1438/11/27 - 2017/08/19
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Araar, Saudi Arabia, Dhu-Al-Qa'dah 26, 1438, Aug 18, 2017, SPA -- The last group of Iraqi pilgrims crossed the border via Araar inlet today, bringing the total number of Iraqis coming to perform Hajj this year to 13699 female and male aboard 598 buses.
Mahmoud Humaid Eaini, in charge of Iraqi pilgrims coming by land, told SPA while at the entry post that the Iraqi pilgrims were accorded warm welcome and generous hospitality since arriving through this only inlet point.
He offered thanks to and appreciation of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the services it provides for Iraqi pilgrims.
--SPA
06:17 LOCAL TIME 03:17 GMT