2023 Hajj begins in earnest as first flight arrives Saudi Arabia on Sunday
May 20, 2023 Fausiat Salako-Sanni
The 2023 Hajj will officially begin on Sunday, 21st May 2023 as the first flights carrying intending pilgrims from various countries around of the world will will start arriving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA, giving the information at KIIN MEDIA disposal.
Pakistan, as of today (Saturday) has announced to send its first batch of pilgrims on Sunday followed by India on Monday. Meanwhile the Two Holy Mosques and the Holy Sites in Mina, Arafat are gearing up preparations to receive millions of Hujjaj.
Hajj 1444/2023 is also expected to be the most expensive Hajj in history given the increased costs in the service and aviation industry.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday instructed the authorities of Makkah, Madinah and Hajj Ministry to provide exceptional services to the guest of Rahman in the forthcoming Hajj season.