RIYADH, 7 June – Saudi Arabia will prepare 3,000 houses and 25,000 hotel rooms in Makkah to receive one million pilgrims performing Hajj in the holy city, as announced by Saudi officials.
Hani Al-Amiri, a member of the National Committee for Hajj, Umrah, and Visitation and a member of the Hotels Committee in Makkah said that more than 3,000 houses are ready to accommodate pilgrims, Al Arabiya reported.
He said that there are about 250,000 hotel rooms in Makkah with a high-quality classification, according to international standards, ready to receive pilgrims, whether from inside or outside during the Hajj season, noting that all hotels are committed to implementing health requirements and the process of cleaning and sterilisation for all facilities around the clock. .
On Sunday, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced the arrival of 955 pilgrims from Indonesia and Bangladesh, among the first delegations of pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom, after two workers were cut off due to the Coronavirus.
Source: Al Arabiya/Al Itihad/Agencies