Zayed Foundation completes receiving Hajj applications

Abu Dhabi: The Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation has received applications under its annual programme to sponsor 600 UAE nationals and 400 other people from outside the country for this year Hajj.

Ateeq Ahmad Al Muhairi, the Foundation’s Head of Fixed Programs Department announced three-day time limit for sending applications ended today in Abu Dhabi.

The citizens from the emirates of Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Qaiwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Western Region and Al Ain sent applications under a specific programme of the foundation.

He explained that the relevant committees have received about 900 applications from all over the state including 190 from Abu Dhabi, while the number of applications of citizens in the emirates of Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah and in the western region and the city of Al Ain were 769.

He added that the Hajj committee has begun sorting out these applications.