Riyadh, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abi Zaid expressed deep appreciation for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for the Kingdom’s actions to protect the health of those participating in this year’s exceptional pilgrimage.
Abi Zaid congratulated the leadership of the Kingdom and all Muslims on the occasion of the coming Eid Al-Adha, extending his gratitude to the people of Saudi Arabia for their kind hospitality, friendship, and generosity during Eid and throughout the eight decades of the Saudi-U.S. close partnership.
He expressed special thanks to Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Benten, and Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call, and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Al Al-Sheikh for their efforts in following up the implementation of precautionary measures for the safety of pilgrims.
Source: Saudi Press Agency