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Turkmen pilgrims headed to Saudi Arabia to attend pilgrimage to Mecca
12:46, 18 August 2017, 1380
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AKIPRESS.COM - A group of Turkmen pilgrims have departed Thursday for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a flight specially arranged by the flag carrier Turkmen Airways, the official media report.

160 people from all regions and the capital will make a Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina during Kurban Bairamy Festival.

In Medina, the pilgrims will visit the tombs of Prophet Muhammad and his companions, the famous mosques and other holy sites.

In Mecca, they will perform the Hajj rituals and will visit sacred places.


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