8:43 - August 21, 2018
News ID: 3466577
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s information ministry announced that it has launched a website to present translation of a book on Hajj rituals into six languages.


According to, the Relations Center affiliated to the ministry has recently launched a Hajj portal at, which includes Hajj news, reports, video clips, articles, stories, images and rituals.

The main languages of the portal, which has so far had some 1500000 visitors from 44 countries, are English and Arabic.

The center has also published online hundreds of news data-x-items and reports about Hajj and its rituals in cooperation with international media and 40 government organizations.

The information on the website is available in Arabic, English, Urdu, Malay, French and German.

Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest city in Islam.

It is regarded as one of the pillars of Islam and the largest act of mass pilgrimage in the world.

The holy pilgrimage is also a demonstration of Muslims’ unity and their submission to Allah.

Every able-bodied Muslim is obliged to perform the pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime.

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