Saudi Arabia’s Interior ministry ready for annual Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia’s Interior ministry ready for annual Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia’s ministry of interior for civil status announced that they are ready for serving the Two Holy Mosques’ visitors from inside and outside the kingdom during the annual Hajj pilgrimage by providing services through the ministry’s official website as well as its offices in the holy places.

“The services of the Interior ministry include the enquiry of the Hajj availability for people through its official website as well as printing the Hajj permissions,” The spokesman of the ministry of interior for civil status Mohamed El-Jaser told a press conference.

“The Interior ministry assigned two offices to deal with the pilgrims’ demands in the holy places, the first is located in Mogamma Al-Maisam while the second is in the government departments in Mecca,” he added.

“The ministry of interior for civil status are pleased to serve pilgrims who visit the kingdom,” El-Jaser said.

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is obligatory to perform Hajj at least once in lifetime if you are able to do it.

Hajj 2018 will commence on Sunday, 19th of August 2018 and will continue till Friday, 24th of August 2018. This is the tentative date as the actual date is contingent on the sighting of the moon of Dhul Hijjah month.