2001 News Story

Hajj sacrifical meat sent to Africa and Asia

Two aircraft laden with 5,000 head of cattle, frozen sacrificial meat from this year's Hajj, left Jeddah today for Niger and Burkina Faso. Two ships carrying 59,000 head of frozen cattle will leave for Bangladesh within a few days. These shipments are within the framework of the ongoing project for utilization of sacrificial meat that is implemented by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).