Category Archive: News

Dec 02 2016

SR2000 Umrah Fee Concession Announced Effective 2nd Dec 2016

CBHUK announces that the Saudi Visa Application Portal has reportedly been changed to allow one Umrah per Hijri calendar free without paying SR2000 fee. This ruling comes into effect 2.12.2016. Only travelers who had applied before 2.12.2016 or visit for the second time or more in the same Hijri year will be liable for the …

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Nov 11 2016

Hajj 2016 debrief at UK Parliament and good practice commended

  Tuesday 8th November 2016, LONDON The Council of British Hajjis (CBHUK) hosted their 2nd Annual Hajj Debrief at the Houses of Parliament in London.  The event was sponsored by the Shadow Justice Secretary Yasmin Qureshi MP who congratulated the Council on their 10th Anniversary. Rashid Mogradia, CEO of CBHUK commented on the success of …

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Oct 01 2016

Muharram – Muslim New Year 1438AH

Muharram Introduction With the sighting of the new moon the Islamic new year is ushered in. The first month Muharram, is a month of great reward and virtue. Muharram itself means `sacred’ and is from those months which have been mentioned as sacred in the Holy Quraan. Almighty Allah states in the Holy Quraan: Four …

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Sep 19 2016

UK envoy: We facilitated services for 88,000 pilgrims

  RIYADH: British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Simon Collis said the British Embassy offered its services for 18,500 British pilgrims who came to Makkah, in addition to serving 70,000 Umrah pilgrims who visited the holy capital this year. He said Britain’s share of pilgrims decreased in past years by 20 percent because of the expansion …

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Sep 14 2016

British ambassador embraces Islam, performs Haj

MINA: Among the 19,000 British pilgrims performing Haj this year was British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Simon Paul Collis and his wife Huda Mujarkech. It was known to some diplomats and journalists that he had embraced Islam but there had been no official word. The confirmation came on Tuesday in the form of a tweet …

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