The third group of 251 intending haj pilgrims from Brunei Darussalam using the Syarikat Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad Haj package arrived safely in Makkah Al-Mukarramah late yesterday afternoon Saudi Arabian time. All of intending pilgrims in the group are staying at the Dallah Ajyad Hotel.

The batch intending haj pilgrims was welcomed by Awang Haji Abdullah bin Haji Mohammad, Head Haj Administrative Officer, Awang Haji Mahmud Shauqi bin Haji Mahmud Saedon, Head Haj Medical Officer and Abdul Rahim Mohd Said Tahar Banjar, Assistant Head of Maktab 112 as well as Awang Haji Mahmud bin Haji Mohammad, the Managing Director of Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad.

Shortly after arriving in Makkah the haj pilgrims performed the Umrah. They were accompanied by Mutawif or guides. Prior to leaving for the Holy Cities, the haj pilgrims were given Haj courses and Umrah and Haj revision courses. The final group of another 251 intending haj pilgrims are scheduled to arrive in Makkah Al-Mukarramah today. They are also under the Darussalam Holdings haj package.

Source: Radio Television Brunei