Last evening the first group of pilgrims went to Hajj from Kazan International Airport. It consisted of 220 people. To conduct people traveling to the Hajj to the Holy Land, came mufti of Tatarstan Kamil hazrat Samigullin.
He appealed to the pilgrims with the commencement speech and wished them successfully performe all the rites of Hajj and return healthy, then he spoke about the importance of the pilgrimage to Mecca. He also talked informally with the group leaders, including his deputy - Niaz hazrat Sabirov .
It should be noted that this year's pilgrimage to Islamic holy sites will make about 1.2 million believers of Tatarstan , the majority of which - the people of mature age.
Each of the pilgrims departing on the program " MRB RT Hajj " was trained by studying the rules of the rite of Hajj. With the special layout of the Kaaba believers were demonstrated the steps of committing Tawaf (worship sacred stone). Each of them on behalf of the MRB RT are provided with a special set of pilgrims, consisting of books and necessary supplies, including special attire for men - Ihram.
It is worth noting that pilgrims are accompanied by 11 doctors who will be able to provide any medical assistance.
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