King Salman Invites 2,000 Yemeni Martyr Families for Hajj

Riyadh, MINA – Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz will reward 2,000 members of Yemeni army martyrs families and People’s Resistance soldiers who died in fighting to restore the legitimate government in Yemen.

The Yemeni pilgrims will conduct the Hajj this year as part of Guardian of the Two Holy Mosques Guest Program for Hajj and Umrah which is overseen by the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

Islamic Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh said family members of those who died while participating in the “Storm Determination and Hope Recovery” operation were part of an Arab coalition that supports a legitimate government in Yemen.

The invitation of King Salman is a sign of appreciation for the sacrifices made by their families to restore unity and security in their country.

Previously, King Salman had also ordered his officials to invite 200 family members of victims of terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand and 1,000 members of Palestinian martyrs’ families in the Hajj guest program. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)