Sri Lankan Hajj pilgrims leave to Mecca

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The first group of Sri Lankan Hajj pilgrims left to Mecca, Saudi Arabia recently. Posts, Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs Minister M.H.A. Haleem is seen here handing over an air ticket to a Hajj pilgrim at the Bandaranaike International Airport along with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Sri Lanka Abdul Naser H. Al Harithi. Minister Rauff Hakeem, Deputy Ministers Faizal Cassim, Ali Zahir Moulana, Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Department Director M.R.M. Malik, Saudi Arabian Airlines Managing Director Kareem Shums, Hajj Committee President Mohamed Ziyard, Minister Haleem’s Private Secretary Fahim Hashim, Moulavi M.S.M. Thassim and ministry officials were also present

 - Pix Ruzaik Farook