2004 News Story

Minister opens training workshop for Hajj Guides

Minister of Pilgrimage Dr. Iyad Madani opened in Makkah Sunday evening a workshop on the awareness of Hajj guides (tawafa).  The workshop was organized by the Center of Training of the Personnel of Hajj and Umrah in cooperation with Hajj establishments.  Addressing the inaugural session, Dr. Madani underlined the importance of serving pilgrims in the best manner and urged the concerned authorities to cooperate and coordinate their efforts so as to enable the pilgrims to perform their rituals in comfort and ease.  Dr. Madani pointed out that seven similar workshops had already been organized in other parts of the Muslim world.