2006 News Story

Hajj winds down as pilgrims visit Madinah

Nearly 15,000 pilgrims have arrived in Madinah to visit the Prophet’s Mosque as of today as the annual Hajj winds down. Hassan al-Bakri, director-general of the Hajj Ministry’s Madinah branch, said today that the Ministry has begun implementing its plan to facilitate pilgrims’ departure for their home countries.