Azeri Pilgrims are Already in Syria and Jordan

Society Materials 6 January 2007 15:18

The first caravan of the buses with the Azerbaijan pilgrims who return to the Native Land is already in Syria, and the second one in Jordan, Trend reports with reference to the Caucasus Muslim Department. The pilgrims are moving with buses via the route of Saudi Arabia-Jordan-Syria-Turkey-Iran.

On January 6, pilgrims who chose the air route will leave for the second sacred city of Muslims вЂ" Medina.. The first airplane with pilgrims will return to the Native Land on 10 January.

According to the information provided by the Caucasus Muslim Department, all pilgrims are alive and feel themselves normal. In should be mentioned that one of the Azerbaijani pilgrims was hit by the car on the street of Mecca. He died.

This year, 4,500 places had been allocated for Azerbaijan. 700 places out of them was allocated for tourism companies having license to organize pilgrimage tours.