Minister of Hajj, Umrah Explains Working Plan, Initiatives for Hajj Season 1439 H. 2 Makkah

For his part, Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Abdulfattah bin Suleiman Mashat said the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has created an electronic path, linking all Hajj-related bodies to shorten the time spent to fulfill the measure and control the level of the service offered. It has also launched a smart translation in all world live languages in addition to reminding pilgrims of the scheduled time of starting to move from one point to another.

He said the Ministry also provided an innovated platform serving more than 17,000 buses to control and follow-up their movements within Hajj zones in addition to "Makkah is longing for you" and "Become helpful for others" initiatives which organize the work of voluntary groups in the service of pilgrims.

Following him, the Undersecretary of the Ministry for Hajj affairs Dr. Hussein Al-Shareef said the number of field services offices amounted to 720 to serve more than two million pilgrims.

He said the pre-processed food snacks service will be launched this year to target 15% of pilgrims, and gradually increased in the coming years, he concluded.

Source: Saudi Press Agency