Justice Minister hails successful pilgrimage

Manama: Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Khalifa hailed the efforts of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to ensure the success of this year’s pilgrimage season despite the exceptional circumstances resulting from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a statement today, he commended the Saudi efforts which paid off, as no infections were reported among pilgrims, according to the statement of the Saudi Health Ministry.

“The success of this year’s season builds on the historic march of the Saudi leadership, Government and people in ensuring all pilgrims perform their rituals without exception”, he said.