Malaysian Official: Makkah Route Initiative Facilitates Pilgrims’ Travel Procedures

Political advisor to the Minister of Religious Affairs Abdul Razak Idris has commended the Makkah Route Initiative, saying that it has greatly contributed to facilitating the travel procedures for pilgrims from Malaysia. Idris extended his appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince for all the facilities they offer the pilgrims, and thanked all institutions contribution to the success of the Makkah Route Initiative.

The initiative facilitates issuing visas electronically and collecting biometric data, carrying out all travel procedures at the airports of the countries of departure, including ensuring that the pilgrims have a clean bill of health, coding and sorting baggage, according to the transportation and accommodation arrangements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As soon as pilgrims arrive in the Kingdom, pilgrims are offered transportation to their places of residence in Makkah and Madinah, and their baggage is delivered to their accommodations.

Source: Saudi Press Agency