According to the Saudi Hajj Minister, Saudi government has reduced the Hajj expenses by 37%, while the situation is opposite, difficulties for the pilgrims from America and Europe have increased. According to Baadban report pilgrims are getting sick due to extreme weather. On the other hand, the situation of Pakistani pilgrims is bad. 96% of Pakistani pilgrims could not reach the Haram for prayer because their residence is 10 km away. Pakistani Federal Minister Talha Mahmood is in Saudi Arabia for the last 2 days but is hiding. Pilgrims are busy preparing for Friday prayers from 6 am. Pakistanis in Mata Quresh Azizya are not contented. What does the minister of Saudi Arabia say? Click for details

Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, said on Thursday that the cost of Hajj for international pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia has been reduced by 39 percent.Highlighting the Kingdom’s preparations for organizing Hajj, Al-Rabiah mentioned that a total of 37 government agencies will be providing services to pilgrims during this year’s Hajj season.

He added that the number of pilgrims has returned to pre-pandemic levels. About 2.6 million people used to take part in Hajj every year before COVID-19 forced Saudi Arabia to enforce restrictions.Separately, the Saudi Red Crescent announced its allocation of eight AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters to offer emergency services in the holy sites throughout this year’s Hajj season.the Saudi Red Crescent said it had allocated eight AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters for this year’s Hajj season to provide emergency services in the holy sites.