153,000 meals distributed to pilgrims in memory of late Sheikh Zayed

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The UAE’s official Hajj Mission has started the distribution of 153,000 meals to pilgrims in memory of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder of the UAE.

On the occasion, Dr. Mohammed Matar Al Kaabi, Awqaf Chairman and Head of the UAE’s official Hajj Mission, said that the meals would be distributed to pilgrims from across the world in several batches. He added that 20,000 meals have already been handed out in Medina in two batches of 10,000 each.

Dr. Al Kaabi further explained that 50,000 meals would be given to pilgrims on the Day of Arafah, in addition to 30,000 meals in Muzdalifah. Another 50,000 meals are scheduled to be distributed in the Mina camps during Tashriq days.