Turkmen pilgrims finish haj to Mecca and Medina

Group of pilgrims, who made haj to Mecca and Medina during Eid Al Adha, came back home.

As is known, 160 our compatriots went to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by special flight, which was organized by Turkmenhowayollary according to the Resolution of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, on the threshold of Muslim holiday. In Saudi Arabia, they have joined millions of pilgrims who arrived from different countries to worship sacred Kaaba.

In Medina, the pilgrims have visited the burial place of the Prophet Mohammed and his associates, famous mosques and other sacred places. In Mecca, thy have done haj rituals, having visited such Muslim sanctuaries as Zamzam well, the Haram Mosque where they took part in ritual walk around sacred Kaaba.

Having come back home, our countrymen addressed the gratitude to the Head of the State for support.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper