Saudi Hajj Ministry has informed Kuwait's hajj mission and Awqaf Ministry that the kingdom will only accept 6,400 hajj pilgrims from Kuwait this year. The Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Coordination, Foreign Relations and Hajj at the Ministry of awqaf and Islamic affairs, Khulaif Al-Athainah, underlined the importance of coordination among hajj missions to upgrade performance and improve services to pilgrims and fulfill their religious duties with ease and comfort.
Al-Athainah, who is also head of the Kuwaiti Hajj mission, has checked several Kuwaiti Hajj campaigns to finalize preparations for the upcoming pilgrimage for sake of securing all needed services for the pilgrims.
Furthermore, he indicated to the cooperation between the Mission and Saudi Hajj Authorities and the necessity to guide campaigns about means and precautions that provide them with safety and security. In addition, he urged the pilgrims to abide by Hajj regulations, to carry their Hajj permits with them at all times and to join a trusted hajj convoy.