1999 News Story

Hajj Announcement Concerning Use of Fuel

The General Directorate of Civil Defense today announced the ongoing regulations regarding prohibition of the possession or use of liquefied petro-gases within the geographic borders of the holy sites of Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina during the Hajj season of 1419 H [falling in March, 1999]. These rules must be enforced by all Ministries, government bodies, tawafa establishments and the mutawafeen of the GCC member states.