26/8/2017 12:00 am
By 40 thousand and 890 pilgrims and administratively
Baghdad / morning
completed the Iraqi Hajj Mission, a gathering point for their share of $ 40 thousand and 890 pilgrims and administratively to the Holy Land, confirming the success of its plan with no registration of any accidents or little obstacles.
"The mission transported all pilgrims, administrators and missions through airports (Baghdad, Najaf, Basrah, Arbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Arar border crossing to the Holy Land) by 106 flights," Mission spokesman Hassan Fahad al-Kanani said in a statement. Air and 598 ground buses. "
He added that the mission succeeded in marketing the pilgrims of its quota of 35 thousand and 890 pilgrims and the additional quota of 5,000 after the implementation of the plan, which was developed in coordination with Iraqi Airways, where no record of any delays or incidents.
Al-Kanani noted that this year, as in the past year, the Mission has successfully succeeded in recruiting some of its employees and pilgrims through the Arar border crossing. It has received cooperation from the Saudi authorities, official reception and no obstructions, thanks to the great cooperation shown by the security, Day and night in order to secure these flights.
On August 2, the first flight of Iraqi pilgrims took place. On the sixth day of the same month, the first Hajj convoys started from the provinces through the Arar border crossing.
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