Saudi Arabian Airlines’ first Hajj flight of the year arrived early Thursday morning in Madinah.
367 pilgrims from Pakistan became the first to arrive for Hajj to Saudi Arabia this year
Their journey is part of the Makkah Road Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the time pilgrims from around the world spend completing travel documentation at departure and arrival points.
The first groups of pilgrims for this years Hajj pilgrimage have landed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Shortly after, a flight from India brought in 419 pilgrims, also, to Madina.
The pilgrims will stay in the Prophet’s city until mid-July when they will move to Makkah.