National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) delegation has arrived the kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) a pre- agreement document stating the guidelines to be adopted for the 2023 Hajj.
The delegation which has the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs,Amb. Zubair Dada as the head.. It also includes, Distinguished Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Honourable Abubakar Hassan Nalaraba, Chairman, House Committee on Pilgrimage, Chairman/CEO, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, some NAHCON Board members, stakeholders and staff.
Othe itinerary of the team during the visit ,includes ,
Attending an Exhibition on Hajj and Umrah
Meeting with the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)
Meeting with Mutawif Company for Africa Non-Arab Countries
Meeting with Adillah Establishment in Madinah
Meeting with Deputy Minister of Hajj for Umrah and Ziyarah, Madinah
Meeting with Ministry of Hajj & Umrah (Pilgrims’ E-track system Department)
Meeting with General Cars Syndicate
Meeting with the United Agents Office
Meeting with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
Meeting with the Executives of the State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions
Meeting with representatives of Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria (AHUON)
Verification of Accommodation Providers’ Offices and Inspection of Caterers’ Kitchens in Makkah and Madinah
Screening of Accommodation and Catering Providers.
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Visitation of Other Five (5) Mutawif Companies
The signing of the M.O.U. signals the commencement of operational activities for the 2023 Hajj and the Commission is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the 2023 Hajj operation is more successful.
In its attempt to ensure complete success of the 2023 Hajj operation, the Commission is carrying along all the stakeholders for synergy and effective service delivery.
On this note, the Commission is appealing to all stakeholders and the general public for cooperation, useful advice and objective criticism that will aid in achieving more successful Hajj operation.