Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs in Gaza announced the arrangements and procedures to be pursued for the Haj season this year.
The Ministry’s Undersecretary Hassan al-Saifi said in a press conference, held in the Ministry of Information headquarters on Tuesday morning, that Gaza’s pilgrims will leave to Egypt on Monday morning, August 14, in order to travel to Saudi Arabia the next morning via Cairo Airport. The pilgrims are slated to return to Gaza on Sunday, September 10, he added.
Saifi pointed to other details on the visas and passports as well as the flight tickets and accommodation of pilgrims during their stay in Saudi Arabia. The cost of Haj this year was estimated at over $3,000, he pointed out.
(Source / 02.08.2017)