Day: August 24, 2018

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Hajj season epidemic-free: Health minister

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The current Hajj season has been epidemic-free after a large-scale program of health screening and vaccination of pilgrims was carried out, said Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah.He revealed that 1.6 million pilgrims were medically screened at entr…

August 24, 2018 Off

Saudi Scout Society assists more than 150,000 pilgrims

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Scouts from the Saudi Scout Association participated in the service of 155,445 pilgrims of different nationalities, in 5,348 outings guiding 140,385 pilgrims to their camps by giving them directions and personally leading 15,060 other pilgrims to their…

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Russia is preparing for Putin’s visit to Saudi Arabia

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Russia is preparing for President Vladimir Putin to visit Saudi Arabia after he received an invitation from Saudi King Salman, agencies cited Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Friday.The visit will happen at a time depending on Puti…

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GCC chief praises Saudi Arabia’s Hajj efforts

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Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), hailed the efforts by Saudi Arabia to make this year’s Hajj season successful.He expressed appreciation to King Salman and the Saudi government for taking ca…