2007 News Story

Makkah Governor inspects holy sites in preparation for the Hajj

Governor of Makkah Province Prince Khalid Al-Faisal inspected Hajj preparations at the holy sites today.

Prince Khalid began his tour in Mina, where he inspected the Jamrat Bridge expansion project, the public safety command and control center, housing units and the extension of the King Khalid Road. In Arafat, he toured pilgrim tents and the Jebel Al-Rahma Hospital.

In related news, the Saudi Red Crescent Society has readied its emergency medical services for Hajj pilgrims, including medical support teams, 93 emergency centers and 492 ambulances.