Over 23,000 applications received for hajj

Muscat - 

Sheikh Sultan bin Said al Hinai, head of the Omani Hajj Mission said that 23,490 applications were received this year.

Oman’s approved share by the Ministry of Hajj in Saudi Arabia is 14,000. As many as 6,835 male pilgrims and 6,357 female pilgrims have completed the procedures. He added that the Omani Hajj Mission will leave for Mecca on August 19. A team will be sent to Medina to ensure full preparations to receive the mission.

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