Minister of Islamic Affairs Receives Afghan Minister of Hajj, Endowments and Guidance

Sunday 1442/11/3 - 2021/06/13
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Riyadh, June 13, 2021, SPA -- Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh received here today Afghan Minister of Hajj, Endowments and Guidance Sheikh Mohammed Qasim Halimi.
The two ministers hailed the decision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to limit Hajj performance during this year to citizens and residents in the Kingdom, calling the decision a wise move as the decision stipulated that the overall number of those to perform the rituals shall not exceed 60 thousands pilgrims, due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in order to preserve the safety of the pilgrims.
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