The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered to
host 1400 pilgrims from more than 70 countries to perform Hajj rituals for this year
1435 AH, within the framework of hosting program supervised annually by the Ministry of
Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance.
This was announced by Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh, the Minister of Islamic
Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance, and General Supervisor of Guests Program of
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for Hajj, noting
that the King's order embodies the keenness of the leadership in this blessed country on
the interests of Muslims around the world.
He expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for
his keenness on Muslims' performance of rituals of Islam, praying to Allah Almighty to
award the best rewards to the leadership for its great services to Islam and Muslims all
over the world.
The Minister pointed out that the total number of hosted pilgrims since starting this
program until the current Hajj season amounted to more than 22,000 Muslims from
different countries of the world