Hajj Minister meets US Congressman Keith Ellison

December 13, 2008

Minister of Hajj Dr. Fouad Al Farsi met in Jeddah today with US Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota.


Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the US House of Representatives, is in Saudi Arabia to perform his first Hajj pilgrimage. He visited Makkah last week.

During the meeting, Ellison expressed thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Sultan for the care and attention given to the American pilgrims who performed the Hajj this year.

He also commended the extensive improvement projects at the holy sites.