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TRNC pilgrims head for Mecca

Around 60 pilgrims from the TRNC flew out to Saudi Arabia last Thursday to take part in the annual Islamic pilgrimage known as the Hajj.

A total of 142 people from North Cyprus will attend the pilgrimage to Mecca, which should be undertaken by Muslims at least once in their lifetime, provided they are physically and financially able to make the journey and can support their family while they are away.

TRNC muslims prepare for pilgrimage

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Was born and raised in London and first came to North Cyprus as a child where he lived for two and a half years. The Island left a long lasting impression on him, for after travelling the world and experiencing many different cultures and ways of life, Cyprus was always there. Sal, as his friends call him, has always had a passion for Art & Design and studied the subject for over ten years and resulted in him specializing in the design and production of contemporary furniture. He has worked in this field for twenty years now. After not having visited the Island for fifteen years he followed his heart back to North Cyprus, where he’s lived for the last four years. Now Sal works on a creative basis for NC Magazine.