In 2016, quota for the pilgrims from Uzbekistan allocated by the Ministry of Hajj in Saudi Arabia, has remained at the same level - 5,200 seats, the press service of the Committee for Religious Affairs reports.
Saudi Arabia hosted a meeting with the Hajj delegation headed by Chairman of the Committee for Religious Affairs O.Yusupov on February 4, 2016. The chairman of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan U.Alimov, as well as senior officials of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan and the Tashkent Islamic University were present at the meeting.
During the meeting the Minister for Haj, Bandar Hajjar Saudi Arabia, expressed appreciation and gratitude for the high level of organization of activities of the Hajj by the Uzbek side.
The organization of the Hajj activities for 2016 were also discussed. In particular, the living conditions of pilgrims and provision of health care and other measures were discussed.