Jeddah, 29-11-1437 (01/09/2016) As part of the preparations underway to implement the KSA project for the utilisation of Adahi meat for the 1437 hajj season, the committee for the utilisation of the Adahi meat held a coordination meeting this afternoon, chaired by HE Dr Ahmed Mohamed Ali, president of the Islamic Development Bank group. The meeting took place in Moaisem 1 slaughterhouse in Mina and brought together representatives of government departments and contractors operating the project to discuss the final arrangements for implementing the project for the current 1437 hajj season. A special meeting of the committee on the utilisation of Adahi meat was held later to follow up the outcome of the contractors' meeting to facilitate their work in the project.


Members of the committee on the utilisation of Adahi meat include the Ministry of Interior (governorate of Makka Mukarrama region), Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (Mina development project, Holy Makkah Municipality), (Mina development project, Holy Makkah Municipality), Ministry of Agriculture, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj Research (Um al-Qura University) and the Islamic development Bank.

Following the meeting, Dr Ahmed Mohamed Ali made an inspection tour of the slaughterhouses and other project facilities at Moaisem in Mina to see their degree of preparedness. The tour included Moaisem 1, 2 and 3 slaughterhouses, the modern units and the cows slaughterhouse.

A the end of the tour, the president of the IDB group praised the relentless support extended by the government of the Custodian of the two holy mosques to the project since its beginning in 1403 (1983). He asked that Allah may reward the custodian of the two holy mosques, the crown prince, deputy crown prince, the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its people for their noble services to the pilgrims.

He further notes that the project has expanded the electronic sale of coupons through Saudi Post, Mobily, secured services. al-Rajhi Bank, Haji & Mu'tamer's Gift Charity, which all sell coupons using their own machine at the same price.  Dr Ahmed Mohamed Ali added that coupons for Sadaka and fidiya will continue to be easily available throughout the year from around the globe at at this year's price of 460 Saudi Riyal, or 123 USD, 110 Euro depending on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.

Locally, coupons for Hadi, Adahi, Fidiya and Sadaka can be purchased via the internet, mobile banking, ATMs and Saudi Post offices around the country. ​