Saudi govt Launched free SIM and internet facilities for Hajj Pilgrims
In order to raised facilitate the pilgrims returning from isolated places, the Saudi government has proclaimed a million SIM cards and free net facility as a present for the hadj pilgrims inward at the King Abdulaziz International aerodrome in metropolis, as reported by Arab News.
The Ministry of hadj and Umrah earlier on aforementioned in an exceedingly statement, “Staying in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a protracted time, folks stay keen to attach with their friends and family back home. This gift can facilitate them communicate with their admired one”.
Reportedly, a frenzied team are gift 24/7 throughout the hadj session which is able to give this service to the pilgrims inward to perform hadj. The initiative was started on the orders of King Salman and also the prince to permit pilgrims to perform non secular duties with ease. Earlier this month, the Saudi government conjointly launched a pilot program, through that the authorities issued twenty five,000 wearable sophisticated sensible cards to hadj pilgrims in myna.
The cards can facilitate to store necessary data like pilgrims’ health standing, residence, and hadj tour details and can provide a large facilitate just in case of emergency. The Saudi government has conjointly launched AN e-track system to facilitate hadj pilgrims. this may facilitate the pilgrims or candidates to settle on appropriate hadj packages and permits them to enter e-contracts to avail needed services with the businesses and agencies.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs from Pakistan has also launched multiple apps to facilitate pilgrims in performing Hajj and assist during their stay in Saudi Arabia. These apps include Mina Locator App, PakHajj Muavin, AlMaqsad, Rehnuma-e-Hajj App, and Pak Hajj Guide. It should be noted that this year around 200,000 Pakistanis are expected to perform Hajj.