Saudi Hajj meat arrives in Sudan

February 27, 2012

A ship laden with 5,000 heads of sacrificial meat arrived in Port Sudan today, as part of the Saudi project to distribute Hajj meat to needy countries. The program is being administered by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) mission in Sudan. An additional shipment of meat is set to arrive on Wednesday and will be distributed in Khartoum state. The IDB plans to distribute 200,000 heads of sacrificial meat to beneficiaries in twenty-four African and Asian countries this year.