Makkah Governor Inaugurates 20th Scientific Forum for Hajj, Umrah, and research visits

Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, inaugurated, virtually, the 20th Scientific Forum for Hajj, Umrah, and Visit Research, organized by Umm Al-Qura University.

The Forum contributes through its sessions to supporting decisions to improve the service of pilgrims and Umrah performers.

It aims to present the results of research and scientific studies related to the elements of improving the experience of pilgrims and Umrah performers during Hajj and Umrah, in addition to shedding light on best practices in crowd management, while creating effective communication channels between concerned parties and sectors related to serving pilgrims and Umrah performers.

On its second day, the Forum includes a ministerial session on the Kingdom’s success story in dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on Hajj and Umrah.

Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten; Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh; Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah; and President General of the General Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Affairs Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais will participate in this session.