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First pilgrims to go on hajj on August 7

Pilgrims from Kyrgyzstan will go on hajj on August 7. Press service of the Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Kyrgyzstan reported.

According to it, the first part of the believers has already received visas, the rest are still in process.

The first three flights will take off from Bishkek, the next 12 flights — from Osh. In total, 4,585 pilgrims from the Kyrgyz Republic, who have been vaccinated in advance, will perform hajj in 2017.

Earlier, the muftiyat conducted lessons for pilgrims. During the lectures, theologians and imams explained the laws of Saudi Arabia, the rules and duties of a pilgrim during hajj.