Another 397 Brunei Darussalam intending haj pilgrims are now in Makkah Al-Mukaramah. Their arrival was welcomed by the officers of the Haj Management Office for Administration and Medical as well as officers from Office 112.
In this second group, 187 intending pilgrims are using the Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad haj package, and are staying at Dal Ghufran Hotel and Le Meridien Hotel. 149 others are using Straight Central Agencies haj package, and are staying at Al Marwa Rayhan Hotel and Zam Zam Pullmandi Hotel. Another 31 intending haj pilgrims who are using the Attaqwa Travel Agency haj package are staying at Hyatt Regency Hotel, while 30 other who are using Syarikat Raudah Al-Amin haj package are staying at Azka Al Safa Hotel.
Shortly after arrival, the intending haj pilgrims performed the umrah together with their respective mutawif. The third group comprising 251 intending haj pilgrims is scheduled to arrive in Makkah yesterday, and the 4th group comprising 251 others is expected to arrive in Makkah on the 9th of August.
Source: Radio Television Brunei