Saudi Ambassador, Nigerian Hajj Officials Pay Farwell to first Batch of Pilgrims

Abuja, Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria Adnan Mahmud Boustaji took part, in a ceremony made by Hajj officials in the country to pay farewell, at Abuja International Airport, and celebrated dispatching of the first batch of Nigerian pilgrims, heading to the Kingdom.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the ambassador said that it's a pleasure of the Kingdom to annually got the honor to receive the pilgrims heading to the holy shrine, in general, and the Grand Mosque, in particular. It also, he added, spares no effort to best serve the pilgrim that they may, conveniently, perform Hajj.

A host of Nigerian officials also voiced, on behalf of the Nigerian president, his appreciation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince for best serving pilgrims from all over the world.

Source: Saudi Press Agency