1998 News Story

Nearly seven thousand pilgrims from U.S. at 1418 Hajj

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia today reported that a total of 6,698 Hajj visas were issued at the four visa offices in Washington DC, Los Angeles, Houston, and New York. This represents an increase over the figure for 1997, which was 5,968. The number in 1996 was 5,339.