RIYADH, 20th March, 2016 (WAM) — The Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance, Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, who is also Supervisor-General of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Programme for Hajj, Umrah and Visit, has announced the start of the arrival of the 4th group of 250 Islamic figures on Wednesday.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, issued an order to host them to perform Umrah rituals within the Two Holy Mosques Programme for Hajj, Umrah and Visit.

He welcomed the guests, wishing them an acceptable Umrah and a pleasant stay in their second country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, pointing out that the guests belong to ten African countries, being Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Niger, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, Mozambique, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo.

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