King Salman Vows to Pay Costs of Sacrificial Animals Under Hajj

Published August 21st, 2018 - 05:00 GMT
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has announced that he will pay for the sacrificial animals for thousands of people benefiting from the King Salman Hajj and Umrah program, state news agency SPA reported.

The program has received this year 5,400 pilgrims from 95 countries.

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da’wah and Guidance, Sheikh Abdullatif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh said: “This grant targets all the program’s guests, including the families of Palestinian martyrs, the martyrs of the Egyptian army and police, the Sudanese army’s martyrs and wounded soldiers, and the martyrs and wounded soldiers of the Yemeni National Army.”

He added that the grants were offered to help all Muslims complete all Hajj pilgrimage rituals.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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