About 313 pilgrims from different parts of the world have quit smoking since the start of the Hajj season, after visiting clinics of the Kafa (Enough) Society, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in Makkah.
The agency, on Sunday, quoted Abdullah bin Dawwod Al-Fayez, Chairman, Kafa Makkah as making the disclosure.
“The pilgrims have been treated at Kafa’s clinics in Mina as part of strategic partnership with Abu Ghazaleh charity.”
He said the partnership includes the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah as well as the Health Ministry’s anti-smoking programme.
According to the chairman, the programme is under the supervision of the main committee for awareness of smoking hazards in Makkah and the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques.
“The results were remarkable this year as almost 113,000 pilgrims benefited from fixed and mobile Kafa awareness clinics.