Over 1.3 million Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH — As many as 1,314,211 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through its airports, seaports and land crossings, as of 22nd August, 2017, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Quoting statistics from the Kingdom’s Passports Directorate, the agency said the number of pilgrims arriving in the country have increased by 329,593, a growth rate of 33 percent compared to 2016 figures.

Source: Emirates News Agency