Baghdad - INA
The head of the Higher Committee for Pilgrimage Sheikh Khalid Al-Attiyah and Saudi Ambassador Abdul Aziz bin Khalid Al-Shammari agreed to grant visas to Iraqi pilgrims from the Saudi Embassy in Baghdad.
Al-Attiyah met today with the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad Abdul Aziz Al-Shammari. It was agreed that the granting of entry visas for Iraqi pilgrims from the embassy's headquarters in Baghdad after an interruption of more than 30 years, said spokesman Hassan Fahad al-Kanani. He added that the Authority has made great efforts to be granting visas to pilgrims from Baghdad, to facilitate this process and to gain the time and cost and effort that were made by the Authority every year, where the visas were granted from the Jordanian capital Amman.