First batch of UAE Hajj pilgrims return home

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The first batch of Hajj pilgrims from the UAE have returned home from Saudi Arabia.

The Chairman of the UAE General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments and Chairman said that all Emirati pilgrims are in good health.

Dr. Mohamed Matar Al Kaabi also thanked the Saudi government for taking care of the worshippers during this year's Hajj rituals.

More pilgrims are expected to arrive home in the coming days.

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