Saudi Immigration Officers trained in 10 Languages to help Hajj Pilgrims


Jeddah — In a unique effort made by Saudi Government, the Airport Immigration officers are trained in 10 different languages in order to ease Hajj pilgrims’ procedures and help them with performing rituals smoothly.

The Immigration officers who are referred to as “Jawazat” are trained in languages such as English, Spanish, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Urdu, Turkish and others, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The officers are deployed at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and Price Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah.

Moreover, there are 7,720 operational teams to provide all types of services to the pilgrims in the areas of engineering, technology, technical aspects, culture, information, social aspects and oversight functions.

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