Iranians to Go to Hajj Ritual
IRNA* - An Iranian official announced that the Iranian pilgrims will start travelling to Saudi Arabia as of June 17 to perform major Hajj rituals.
Near 83,000 Iranians are to attend this year’s Hajj ritual, Hamid Mohammadi, head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said at a local gathering in the Iranian capital this morning.
Mohammadi added the pilgrims should follow the host country’s laws and security questions based on mutual respect.
Iranian pilgrims couldn’t attend the great religious ritual in 2016 as the Saudi officials failed to ensure security for them based on provisions made by the Iranian officials after the tragic incident in 2015.
The annual Hajj is a major religious duty for Muslims and must be performed at least once during a Muslim’s lifetime.