Over 1.4 million Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH — The Saudi General Directorate of Passports has released the latest figures of pilgrims arriving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj rituals. So far more than 1.4 million pilgrims have landed in Saudi Arabia since the start of Hajj season, an increase of 350,531 with a growth rate of 33 percent compared to 2016 figures.

Among these 1.313 million pilgrims arrived by air, 79,501 by land, and 12,477 by sea.

Source: Emirates News Agency