PRESS RELEASE: UK Charity deployed to serve British Pilgrims

Aug 17 2018
Shamim Ali

The Council Of British Hajjis (CBHUK) the UK’s national Hajj Charity has deployed a team of volunteers to support British pilgrims at Hajj this year.

Rashid Mogradia, CEO and Founder of the Council said:

“It is an absolute honor to be here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve the guests of Almighty Allah.

We have already seen enquiries coming in from pilgrims who needed medicl help and pilgrims complaining of inadequate and sub-standard accommodation afforded to them by some tour operators.

We have a doctor on call service available and a field team to assist anyone in distress”.

The team will be working closely with the British Consulate Jeddah who have also deployed a team to assist British pilgrims with any consular related matters.

The chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hajj & Umrah Yasmin Qureshi MP said:

“Our secretariat CBHUK will be on the ground in Makkah to support British Hajj pilgrims during Hajj this year.  They will also be carrying out a out a field research which will help the cross-party understand the needs of the pilgrims and any support afforded to British nationals and how it can be further improved for a memorable Hajj experience.  I wish all pilgrims a Hajj Mabroor – An accepted Hajj”.

CBHUK will be co-hosted in Mina in Tent 38 with Elsawy Travel and Tent 46 with Arif Hajj & Umrah Services on Street 649 in close proximity to other British camps and can be contacted on 0565252177 (local number) or
00966565252177 (from outside KSA).

The team will be on the ground from the 14th-28th August 2018.

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