The Syrian Coalition set up the High Hajj Committee to facilitate the procedures of Hajj for Syrian pilgrimages under agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj.
The committee is tasked with facilitating procedures for Syrians who want to perform Hajj. These tasks include receiving applications for Hajj and overseeing the issuance of visas from the Kingdom Saudi Arabia. The committee also provides transportation and housing for pilgrims in Mecca and Medina, and the holy sites.
Applications for hajj are submitted to the offices of Hajj Committee in Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, and Jordan. The Committee has the exclusive right to receive and manage the applications The Committee is headed by Secretary-General of the Syrian Coalition Dr. Mohamad Nazir Hakim.