©AfreePress-(Lomé, le 23rd July 2019) - Muslims from Togo will travel to Mecca for the pilgrimage (HADJ 2019) on the 24, 25 and 26 July 2019. It has been announced on Monday 22nd July during a press conference in Lomé by the HADJ organization committee in Togo.
In all, 2225 Togolese citizens will go to Saudi Arabia for the HADJ 2019 expected to take place from 9th to 14th August 2019. It is the number required by the Saudi Arabian authorities in Togo, according to the HADJ organization committee.
As a reminder, the pilgrimage is one of Islam’s five pillars that every Muslim must accomplish at least once in their life, if they have the means. The Mecca (Saudi Arabia) is the place where millions of Muslim pilgrims from all around the world, accomplish the recommendations of the Prophet Muhammad.
Translated by O. Yao Afle