Over 1.2 million Pilgrims Arrive in the Kingdom, to Perform Hajj

Tuesday 1438/11/30 - 2017/08/22
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Riyadh, Dhu-Al-Qa'dah 30, 1438 H., August 22, 2017, SPA -- As many as 1,253,759 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom through airports, seaports and land crossings, by 22 August, 2017, an increase of 269,141 pilgrims compared to the toll of last year, or 27%, according to the statistics of the Passports Directorate.
In detail, the figures stood at 1,174,494 pilgrims arriving by air, 70,541 on land and only 8,724 came by sea.
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