UAE President checks on UAE pilgrims in call

By Anaitha Mildred

ABU DHABI, 16th June, 2024 (WAM) – President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan inquired about the conditions and wellbeing of UAE pilgrims during their performance of the Hajj rituals in the holy sites.

His Highness followed up on this matter during a phone call with Dr. Omar Habtoor Al Darei, Chairman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, and Zakat and Head of the UAE Pilgrims’ Affairs Office.

During the call, His Highness the President praised efforts by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the facilities it provides to ensure the comfort of pilgrims, enabling them to perform their rituals with ease, peace of mind, and safety.

Dr. Al Darei said that His Highness had inquired about the conditions of the pilgrims and the services provided by the UAE Pilgrims’ Affairs Office to facilitate the performance of these rituals. His Highness conveyed his greetings to the pilgrims and wished them success in completing their rituals, asking God to protect them and grant acceptance of their Hajj and acts of worship. He also congratulated them on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, praying that it brings good health and happiness to all.

In turn, the Head of the UAE Pilgrims’ Affairs Office expressed his appreciation for the special attention His Highness dedicates to the welfare of UAE pilgrims, his commitment to ensuring the quality of services provided to them, and the efficiency of procedures to guarantee the ease of performing these rituals. He commended the leadership’s dedication to following up on citizens both at home and abroad.