2006 News Story

More than 615,000 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom for the Hajj

As of yesterday, 615,164 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj. Director-General of Passports Maj. Gen. Salem Alblaiheed said that 597,818 pilgrims arrived by air; 9,769 by land; and 7,577 by sea.