Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.2 /Trend, M.Aliyev /
The first group of Azerbaijani pilgrims wishing to make their pilgrimage to Mecca debarked today.
Some 22 buses (681 pilgrims) left from Azadlig Square in Baku.
Three more buses (780 pilgrims) will leave for Mecca on Nov. 3.
Some 800 people will leave for Mecca by plane from Nov. 2 to 5.
Gurban Bayram will be marked on Nov.16-17 this year.