Islamabad: The Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan hosted a colorful ceremony to farewell the Guest of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdualziz from Pakistan. Pakistani Minister for Religious Affairs Noor Haq Qadri was also present to see off the guest.
Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki, the ambassador of the Kingdom Saudi Arabia to Pakistan addressing on the occasion conveyed the highest thanks and appreciation to the Khadimul Harmain Sharifain, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Highness the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, for their kind guidance to overcome all difficulties in the service of pilgrims and Umrah. He also thanked the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Da’wah and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh for his hospitality and follow-up to the guest program of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in the islmaic Republic of Pakistan and wished them a safe and dignified pilgrimage.
Al-Maliki said that it was an honor for us to bid farewell to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques pilgrims under the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance. The Embassy issued the necessary visas for guests from Pakistan and provides them with tickets and “gift of Hajj” provided by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and advocacy and guidance, Al-Maliki added. Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki said that the unity of Islamic World is the message of Kingdom and Saudi Arabia was keen to serve Islam and Muslims. And we will keep serving the Interests of Muslim Ummah. We pray Allah Almighty to accept their worship, so their Hajj May Be Accepted, Al-Maliki added.
Noor ul Haq Qadri, Minister for Religious Affairs thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his government for hosting the Pakistani pilgrims and the efforts exerted by the Kingdom to serve all pilgrims, stressing that the Islamic nation trusts in the Kingdom’s ability to perform the service of the holy feelings and provide all comforts and tranquility. He also referred to the Mecca Road Initiative which was inaugurated this year at Islamabad International Airport, stressing that it contributed to facilitating the procedures of the Pakistani pilgrims and alleviated the burden of travel to enable them to enter the Kingdom easily and easily.
It is worth mentioning that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Hajj Program is an annual program benefiting many beneficiaries from different countries, including the Republic of Pakistan. King Salman has ordered 1,300 pilgrims from around the world to be hosted during this year’s Hajj season as part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Guests Program for Hajj and Umrah.
Dr. Abdul Latif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh, the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance who is also the supervisor of the program, said the order was evidence of the Kingdom’s efforts to take care of the interests of Muslims. He said that the total beneficiaries of the program since its inauguration had reached 52,747 pilgrims from around the world. Earlier, King Salman ordered 1,000 Palestinian pilgrims who are family members of martyrs to be hosted while they performed Hajj.
Saudi Arabia considers serving the guests of Allah an honor and dedicates to service the pilgrims of the House of Allah, who come from everywhere and in accordance with the generous directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Crown Prince, to provide everything that facilitate the proper conduct of the pilgrimage easily. The Kingdom is keen to serve the people intend to visit the Holy House of Allah The Kingdom is keen to serve all the pilgrims and visitors from “Hujjaj” and “Mo’tmreen” and this hosting program has contributed to achieve the dreams of thousands of Muslims intending to perform Hajj and to visit the Prophet’s Mosque.
In pursuance of the generous directives, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pledge to provide excellent services to the Pakistani intending Hujjaj. The Kingdom, through its position and leading Islamic position, is honored to serve all the greatness of Islam and Muslims and to support their cause and unify their word. And the massive projects to serve the Two Holy Mosques that have been completed are the best proof of the Kingdom’s keenness and its long-standing approach to facilitate pilgrims and Umrah performers to perform their worship with ease and security.