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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

20,000 seasonal staffers for ADAHI project

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Jeddah (IINA) � Around 20,000 seasonal staffers from seven countries will be engaged in carrying out the Saudi Project for the Utilization of Sacrificial Meat (ADAHI) for this year’s Hajj.

Mousa Al-Akkasi, general supervisor of the project, said that heads of sacrificial animals, ranging between 750,000 and 900,000 are expected to be slaughtered under the project, being implemented by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). He said that the seasonal staff includes veterinary doctors, Islamic jurists, butchers, technicians and workers from Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan, Lebanon and Morocco. Since commencing the project under IDB in 1403H, a total of more than 10.5 million heads of sacrificial animals have been slaughtered, of which 9.65 million distributed outside the Kingdom. This year, the poor and needy people from 27 countries will be benefitted from the sacrificial meat.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

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