Hajj 2017: Women Attend in Large Numbers

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, September 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The annual Hajj pilgrimage unites millions of people in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula - the birthplace of Islam. This year, the Kingdom has welcomed more than 2.35 million people from every culture and corner of the globe, including a large number of women. A core value of the pilgrimage is equality of the sexes and millions of women have performed Hajj, and for this year, women pilgrims are at a near equal number to men.

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Additional information: http://www.saudiwelcomestheworld.org

Website: http://www.cic.org.sa

Twitter: @CICSaudi

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CONTACT: For any queries, members of the media can contact: The Center for International Communication (CIC), Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Telephone: +966 53 839 3535 Email: cic@moci.gov.sa

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