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Sierra Leone Cleared To Perform Hajj After Two-Year Ebola Ban

85782422_621468The ban on Sierra Leonean Muslims performing Hajj has been lifted by Saudi Arabia after two years since the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the West African country.

800 pilgrim places have been alloted to the country for its Muslim citizens to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

The Hajj organizing committee of Sierra Leone which announced the decision of the host country welcomed the news but was not satisfied with the number of places given the country with a Muslim majority.

The ban on Sierra Leonean Muslims performing Hajj has been lifted by Saudi Arabia after two years since the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the West African country.

800 pilgrim places have been allotted to the country for its Muslim citizens to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

The Hajj organizing committee of Sierra Leone which announced the decision of the host country welcomed the news but was not satisfied with the number of places given the country with a Muslim majority.

 

– africanews.com

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