Minister Yaacob Ibrahim attends Haj Ministerial Meeting

Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim will be leading Singapore's delegation to the annual Haj Ministerial Meeting in Saudi Arabia from Tuesday (Jan 31) to Thursday (Feb 2).
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim will be leading Singapore's delegation to the annual Haj Ministerial Meeting in Saudi Arabia from Tuesday (Jan 31) to Thursday (Feb 2).PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN

SINGAPORE - Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim will be leading Singapore's delegation to the annual Haj Ministerial Meeting in Saudi Arabia from today (Jan 31) to Thursday.

He will be accompanied by the chief executive of Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) Haji Abdul Razak Hassan Maricar.

Dr Yaacob will meet Saudi Arabia's new Minister for Haj and Umrah Saleh Benten and the ministers will be discussing arrangements for Singaporean pilgrims performing the Haj this year as well as other issues for Singapore in the upcoming Haj that starts in August.

In the city of Medina, Dr Yaacob will also participate in a dialogue session with Singapore students.