Leader’s rep.: Officials trying to hold Hajj in peace

IRNA – The representative of Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs, Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Ali Qazi-Askar said all officials in charge of Hajj are trying to hold the ceremony in peace.

Qazi-Askar made the remarks in a meeting with Hajj officials on Monday.

He hoped that negotiations between the Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi and Saudi Minister of Haj and Umra Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten to result in peace and calm in the society.

During the meeting Iranian and Saudi sides will discuss those views resulting in facilitating Hajj process, he said.

Qazi-Askar went on to say that all fields including transportation, accommodation, nutrition and procurement are in normal condition.