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Hajj-2018 season opened on July 14

The first foreign pilgrims arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday (July 14/1 Zul Kaeda). Among the first were pilgrims from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
 
First Biman Airlines aircraft carrying pilgrims from Bangladesh landed at the King Abdulaziz airport in Jeddah and flights from New Delhi (India) and from Karachi (Pakistan) are expected to land at Prince Muhammad International Airport in Medina. The Saudi General Administration of Civil Aviation (GACA) has completed all preparations for the arrival of pilgrims.
 
"We are working on implementing the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to provide better services for pilgrims, in particular, the duration of procedures for arrival and departure will be shortened," the department said.
 
A total of 6,072 flights will be carried out, of which 3,383 will land at Jeddah airport and 2,689 at Medina airport, Marwa-tour reports.
 

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