Number of Hajj pilgrims in the Kingdom to date reaches 482,218

November 17, 2008

As of last night, 482,218 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia from abroad for this year’s Hajj.  The Director General of Passports Maj. Gen. Salem Al-Belaiheed said that the 477,522 pilgrims arrived by air and, 1,364 and 3,332 by sea.