Measures are being taken to provide the necessary facilities and security for Hajj pilgrims.
Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has called upon the pilgrimage organizing Agencies to act with responsibility. A special discussion was held at the Prime Minister’s residence in this connection. The Saudi Government has granted opportunities for 7000 Muslims to join the pilgrimage.
The Prime Minister stressed that the Government has made arrangements to provide the necessary facilities including foreign exchange without delay. Governor of the Western Province Alavi Moulana was amongst those who participated in the occasion.