Saudi Arabia Concludes Hajj 2019 Arrival Phase and Records 1.8 Million Pilgrims

General Suleiman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Yahya, General Manager of Passports in Saudi Arabia, revealed on Wednesday August 1 that 1,819,790 pilgrims arrived in the Kingdom to perform the annual Hajj rites.

Addressing a press conference in Jeddah, Al-Yahya said 1,708,152 people arrived at the Kingdom’s airports, 94,388 by land ports and 17,250 by sea. He further revealed that 300 false visas had been discovered during the processing of the documents.

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