Menag Yaqut: Do These Things Before Leaving to Mecca
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, the Menag (Menteri Agama) or the Minister of Religious Affair of Indonesia had just back from his trip to Saudi Arabia to check the preparation of the country in taking some pilgrimages to Mecca. He just landed from Mecca on Monday (23/5/2022).
"I have conducted a checking in Saudi, even for the accommodation, transportation, catering, even some health service. And praise the Lord, everything was prepared well," Menag Yaqut said in conference.
The minister also appealed everyone who will leave to Mecca for Hajj to give more attention to their condition especially before and during their time in Mecca. As for your information, the pilgrims will be sent starting from June 4, 2022.
According to Yaqut, the high temperature in Mecca will become the main obstacles for the pilgrims for they have to adjust themselves during their time in Mecca. As for now, the temperature in Mecca has reached around 40 - 44 degrees Celsius, way higher than those temperature in Indonesia.
"As I heard, from the information we have, the temperature in Saudi now was nothing, the temperature will stated on its highest level during the pilgrimage time. And it could reach 50 degrees Celsius," Yaqut added.
Menag Yaqut also pointed every pilgrims to maintain their physical condition before the Hajj. "This is very important. Never underestimate any circumstance. Stay hydrated and drink lots of water," the Minister of Religious Affair of Indonesia said. (*)
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