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About 881,229 pilgrims reached by air, 35,148 by land and 10,349 by the sea, according to the statistics issued by the Saudi Directorate General of Passports.
Under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, and with the follow-up of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia officially launched on Tuesday the “Enriching Hajj & Umrah Experience” programme, one of the most important Vision 2030 programmes.
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.
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