Thursday, 28 December 2017 16:57

Syria’s Supreme Hajj Committee Meets Saudi Ministry of Hajj & Umrah Officials in Official Visit to Saudi Arabia Wednesday

The Syrian Supreme Hajj Committee praised the efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to look after and serve the Syrian pilgrims every year at a meeting with Saudi officials on Wednesday.

The Syrian Supreme Hajj Committee arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on an official visit on Wednesday. Dr. Nazir al-Hakim, Head of the Supreme Hajj Committee and Secretary-General of the Syrian Coalition, stressed the importance of efforts made by Saudi Arabia to serve pilgrims of the Islamic world.

For his part, HE Dr. Abdul Fattah bin Sulaiman Mishat, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah praised the institutional efforts being made by the Syrian Supreme Hajj Committee in serving the Syrian pilgrims since 2013.

Mishat added that the Kingdom considers serving pilgrims to be a holy national duty. He pointed out that "the Saudi government provides assistance to all peoples, including the Syrian brothers who will continue to receive appropriate support."

The meeting, which was held in Jeddah today, brought together members of the Syrian Supreme Hajj Committee headed by Dr. Nazir al-Hakim, Deputy Head Dr. Hisham Marwa, Director the Syrian Hajj Samer Birqdar, members of the Committee, HE Dr. Abdul Fattah bin Sulaiman Mishat, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Hussein bin Nasser Al-Sharif, Deputy Minister for Hajj Affairs, Undersecretary of the Ministry for Public Administration Affairs and Visit in Medina, and representatives of the Ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The delegations exchanged badges of honor at the end of the meeting. The delegation's visit will last for a week during which it will meet institutions of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and sign the necessary contracts for the upcoming Hajj season. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)

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