2003 News Story

Hajj transportation committee approves buses for 1424 Hajj

Executive Committee for Pilgrims' Transportation yesterday issued licenses for 13,772 buses to operate during the next hajj season 1424H.  The buses are expected to transport more than 1.2 million pilgrims.  The Executive Committee for Pilgrims' Transportation’s 68th meeting was attended by Makkah Province Governorate’s Undersecretary Abdullah bin Dawood Al-Fayez; Ministry of Hajj undersecretary Hatem bin Hassan Qadi; Ministry of Transportation Undersecretary Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdul-Rahman Al-Ohali, and Deputy Director of Public Security Maj. Gen. Ali bin Ahmad Al-Bar.