Date :Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Time : 17:14 |ID: 106227 | Print

From 16th Aug, Iranain Hajj pilgrims will return home

SHAFAQNA- IRNA: The head of the Iran Air said on Wednesday that the Iranians who have traveled to Saudi Arabia for annual Hajj pilgrimage will fly back to Iran as of August 16.

The air flight services to bring home the pilgrims will continue until September 8, said Touraj Zangeneh, speaking in a press conference at the occasion of the last group of pilgrims’ departure for Saudi Arabia.

Saying that about half of pilgrims will fly to Iran from Medina and the other half from Mecca, he added nine planes will fly them home.

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