​Within the framework of the Saudi Project for the Utilization of Hajj Meat, meat is being distributed to needy people according to the plan approved for the Hajj season 1437H (2016). The plan consists of distributing 712734 animals, of which 518234 animals to needy people around the Haram area and to 270 charity associations all over the Kingdom, in addition to 195000 frozen animals shipped by air, land and sea to the poor in 23 African and Asian countries.

Within the same context, a number of refrigerated trucks arrived, a few​ days ago, at Amman, Jordan carrying 20000 animals. The meat was distributed to poor people all over the country in the presence of representatives of the Saudi Embassy in Jordan and representatives of the Islamic Development Bank who travelled earlier to Amman for this purpose.