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Global - July 5, 2021

1,600 buses to transport 60,000 Hujjaj as Saudi deploys Smart Card to track Pilgrims


The Central Hajj Committee on Monday revealed the health plans and details on the technological innovations in this year’s Hajj


The Introduction of Hajj smart card which will be used for the first time for all pilgrims and workers, which shall be linked to all the services provided, such as:

‎- Entering the camps

‎ -Use of transportation

‎- Entry to hotels

-‎ Guidance of lost pilgrims

In the housing and catering aspect, the utmost safety and security were taken into account to ensure the health and safety of pilgrims, as pre-prepared meals will be served in this year’s Hajj, which achieve the highest standards of quality and food security.

The Ministry of Health’s spokesperson revealed details regarding Health facilities for the Hujjaj

‎Special Medical facilities to provide the necessary health care to Hujjaj have been opened in Arafat, Mina and various Mobile Hospitals along the Holy Sites


Regarding Operation at Masjid Al Haram, Makkah the spokesperson for the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosque revealed the entry/exit plan and procedure for the rituals of Tawaaf and Sa’ee “‎ A plan has been prepared to facilitate the entry of pilgrims to Masjid Al Haram For the performance of  the tawaf (Al Qudum, Al Ifaada, Al Wida) through:  Increasing the capacity of the paths in the Mataf courtyard to 25 paths and  Recruiting 5,000 male and female workers to sterilize the mosque and its squares”



Meanwhile, a total of 1,600 buses are being prepared to transport 60,000 pilgrims during this year’s Hajj season, with precautionary measures.




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