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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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Sep 10 2016

19,000 British nationals to perform Haj 2016

JEDDAH: Approximately 19,000 British pilgrims are in the Kingdom to perform Haj this year. The pilgrims have come through 94 UK-based Haj operators which are licensed by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Haj and Umrah. The British Haj Mission met with British Consul General Barrie Peach in Jeddah on Thursday and discussed support available to British …

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Aug 19 2016

The Hajj 2016: Travel Advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

With thousands of British Muslims expected to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is urging those travelling to Saudi Arabia to be fully prepared and follow up-to-date travel advice. To help plan their visit, the FCO have produced a Hajj Guide (PNG, 529KB)for pilgrims which includes useful tips and advice, …

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Aug 18 2016

Latest travel health advice for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims 2016

PHE and NaTHNaC outline health and travel advice for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims.   Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) have published updated health information and travel advice for those travelling for the Hajj and Umrah. All pilgrims are advised to familiarise themselves with this advice, which is …

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