SPA (MAKKAH)Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region and Chairman of the Central Hajj Committee, affirmed the keenness of the Kingdom's government, since its inception to this day, to serve the pilgrims, provide them with all possible services, ensure their comfort and make this journey to the Holy Land an easy and comfortable one, until they return, safely, to their homeland.
"This year witnessed a great effort and there was a thorough study of all previous experiences to facilitate this important journey of faith for all Muslims to this Holy Land, the Prince added, saying that: I believe that the success of the first day and the second day was great.
The pilgrims moved from Makkah to Mina yesterday, I went to Arafat this day very easily and all government agencies entrusted with the task of serving these holy lands for these blessed days did everything they could with all effort, honesty and loyalty.
The results were impressive, he stated, and all roads witnessed great progress, Praise be to Allah, he remarked, confirming that in Arafat, the streets are all, at ease, for all multitudes.
He pointed out that many bodies and experts working in the field are working on solving some simple observations and that all comments received from them will be checked to identify the problems and work on solving them, recording them and taking advantage of them in all, in order to contribute to the development of Hajj and the services provided.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques commended the cooperation and coordination between various agencies and study of the needs, especially the immediate and urgent ones, he commented, adding that there are hundreds of millions of projects implemented in the fields of water, electricity, municipalities, transportation and other government services, in this field, in Makkah.
Prince Khalid Al-Faisal concluded that the Kingdom is striving to make the pilgrimage, eventually, a comfortable journey of faith, for all Muslims performing the holy rites.