2005 News Story

Makkah municipality recruits 24,000 people for Hajj work

Mayor of Makkah Dr. Khaled Nahhas reported that the Municipality of Makkah has recruited 24,000 people to work during this Hajj season in a number of areas, including health inspectors and sanitation workers to ensure that pilgrims are not exposed to any danger. Eleven liaison officers will coordinate with various agencies, including  Public Security and Civil Defense departments. Moreover, 91 ambulances will be on standby around the Holy Sites.
[Makkah Municipality website (in Arabic)]