Saudia Arabia Failed Hajj Management

Posted on October 1, 2015



Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, Indonesia’s religious affairs minister, said in a statement Monday that Indonesians did not have free access to hospitals to search for those injured.
“The Saudi Arabian government has its own regulation, tradition, culture and procedures in dealing with such cases,” Saifuddin said from Mecca. “This has not allowed us enough freedom in our effort to identify” the victims.Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, Indonesia’s religious affairs minister, said in a statement Monday that Indonesians did not have free access to hospitals to search for those injured.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court meanwhile said it received a citizen’s petition asking it to open an investigation into the hajj disaster. So far, no hearing has been set. Pakistan’s Religious Affairs Ministry said at least 44 Pakistani pilgrims died at Mina, while 35 were injured.