King Salman Receives Telephone Call from Palestinian President

Mina, 11 Dzulhijah 1437/13 September 2016 (MINA) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received Monday a telephone call from Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas.

During the conversation, the Palestinian President congratulated the King on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.

In turn, King Salman expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Palestinian President for his noble feelings.

Meanwhile, As many as 1000 relatives of Palestine Martyrs who are invited by the Saudi King to perform Hajj at the expense of the monarch have successfully and peacefully been settled in Mina valley to perform the ritual of the two-to-three days of Al-Tashreeq.

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Chairman of Palestine pilgrims committee Abdulaziz Al-Saleh said that they have been transported from Arafat mount following sunset yesterday to stay the night in Muzdalefa and to Mina early morning today.

They have also thrown the stones at Jamrat Al-Aqaba, and done the remaining minor rituals, including changing clothes, slaughtering and shaving, all in ease and comfort. (T/R07/R0)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)