130-year-old Indonesian arrives for Hajj on Saudi King's invitation - GulfToday

130-year-old Indonesian arrives for Hajj on Saudi King's invitation

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Saudi officials receive Ohi Aidros Samri at the Jeddah International Airport. Twitter photo

A 130-year-old Indonesian national started his journey for Hajj from Jakarta in the presence of a top Saudi diplomat.

Ohi Aidros Samri, the elderly man, and his family were seen off by Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Indonesia Issam Bin Abid Al-Thaqafi at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Saudi Press Agency, reported.

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Saudi officials receive Ohi Aidros Samri at the Jeddah International Airport. Twitter photo

The 130-year-old pilgrim was invited by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to perform Hajj this year as part of the King Salman's Hajj and Umrah Guests Programme.

The ambassador personally wished the elderly pilgrim and his family a comfortable pilgrimage before he boarded a flight bound to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.

 

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