Media Statement - Dr Yaacob to attend annual Haj Ministerial Meeting

 EMBARGOED UNTIL 6:00PM, 3 FEB 2015

MEDIA STATEMENT

3 February 2015

  1. Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim will lead Singapore’s delegation to the annual Hajj Ministerial Meeting in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 4 to 6 February 2015.

  2. Dr Yaacob will meet the Kingdom’s Minister for Hajj, His Excellency Dr Bandar Bin Mohammed Hajjar to discuss arrangements for Singaporean pilgrims performing the Hajj starting late September 2015 as well as other operational matters for Singapore for the upcoming Hajj.

  3. Dr Yaacob will be accompanied by Haji Abdul Razak bin Hassan Maricar, Chief Executive of Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Muis) and other officials.

  4. For more information, please contact Ms Nurul Sufina Adam, Strategic Communications Unit at 6359 1436 or Nurul Sufina_ADAM@muis.gov.sg.

MAJLIS UGAMA ISLAM SINGAPURA

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