Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region, Chairman of the Central Hajj Committee, announced the success of this year's Hajj season.
Prince Khalid thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the care and guidance he gave to ensure the safety and security of this year's Hajj season.
This came during the final press conference for this year's Hajj season which was held today at the Principality headquarters in Mina. Prince Khalid thanked Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense; and Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, for their continued follow-up of the work progress during this year's Hajj season.
Prince Khalid also said that more than two million pilgrims had stood at Arafat, asking Allah Almighty for forgiveness. They represent more than 1.8 billion Muslims on earth, sending the message of Islam peace.
Prince Khalid pointed out that what is happening now of sedition, wars, disputes and conspiracies among human beings does not please the Creator and does not honor the human.
He also thanked the pilgrims who contributed to the success of this year's Hajj season, hoping that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has offered them what they deserve of respect and service.
Prince Khalid Al-Faisal further said in response to a question on the most important files that will be discussed from this year's Hajj season to the next one that these files will discuss the reports that are transferred to us by the field workers during this year's Hajj season, as they are closer to the event.
He added that the Kingdom is taking new measures every year to develop services in Hajj and to develop holy sites, noting that the incidents that occurred during the past years are the responsibility of the security authorities and their outputs will be announced on time.
He stressed that Hajj is exceptional in all aspects of services and ways taken in service, administration and implementation of orders, instructions and culture, as the culture of pilgrimage evolved from the cultures of pilgrims or culture of service culture and there is the spirit of tolerance, the spirit of right Islam and the spirit of love and faithfulness.
"There is no religious tourism in Makkah, as it is a place for Hajj and worship," Prince Khalid Al-Faisal said in a comment on the upcoming plan to expand religious tourism in Makkah.