Saudi Arabia… Released 1.25 million head of livestock during the Hajj season


The branch of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in the Makkah region released about 1,251,481 heads of cattle imported to Saudi Arabia through Jeddah Islamic Port, distributed between 1,234,747 sheep, 9,993 camels, and 6,741 cattle, for the Hajj season this year, amid The vital and continuous role played by the Ministry and its quest to work to provide all its sectors services in a way that meets the needs of pilgrims and visitors to the holy sites.

The Director-General of the branch of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in the Makkah region, Engineer Saeed Al-Ghamdi, said that 259,555 heads of cattle were released in the barns of livestock breeders and suppliers before they entered the ports of the Holy Capital, and more than 6536 heads of cattle were released from veterinary field teams for several reasons, including respiratory symptoms, Lameness, emaciation, brucellosis and others, indicating that the total of the local animals cleared through the veterinary Hajj teams at the ports of the Holy Capital from the date of the 13th until the end of the season amounted to about 370,704 heads of cattle.

He also stressed that the work done to raise the ceiling of services provided to the pilgrims, and that what was achieved during the Hajj season this year was thanks to God Almighty and then thanks to the generous care and continuous guidance of the wise leadership and its keenness on the safety and health of pilgrims by providing all capabilities to serve the pilgrims and their comfort.


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