Saudi Arabia has outlined more details of its plans to expand the pilgrimage infrastructure around its holy sites.
Projects in the two cities of Mecca and Medina will see the construction of thousands of residential properties and hotels rooms with the intention of increasing the number of pilgrims that can participate in Haj or Umrah.
Saudi expects the number of annual visitors to Mecca and Medina to reach reach more than 30m and 23m respectively by 2030.
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