Mogadishu(Mogadishu24)-300 Somali Pilgrims who departed from the capital Mogadishu Wednesday, were confirmed to have reached Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah and pilgrimage in the coming days according to Ministry of religious affairs of Somalia.

Two flights carried the first group of the Somali Pilgrims intending to perform annual Islamic Hajj duties in the holy cities of Macca and Medina in Saudi Arabia while the other flights will depart from the capital Mogadishu according to the officials.

In Somalia, the Pilgrim paid about 5’000 dollars of Hajj service, an amount in which the Minister of Somalia for religious Affairs described as cheap, but it is not with out complaints when it comes to the challenges related to the management.

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