Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Crown Prince Directs to Host Families of Martyrs of Duty to Perform Hajj | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
Select Page
Media ID: 55353217

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims make their way to cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called “Jamarat,” the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Mosa’ab Elshamy/Associated Press

Riyadh-Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior has directed to host the families of the martyrs of duty to perform Hajj rituals this year at the expense of the Ministry of Interior.

This was announced by Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry for Military Affairs Major General Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Muhraj pointing out the Agency of Interior Ministry for Military Affairs has completed all necessary arrangements to host 259 families of martyrs of duty who wish to perform Hajj this year by allocating five seats for each family.