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UQU Discusses Digital Solutions for the Challenges of the Hajj and Umrah System

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Added on - 2021/09/09  |  اخر تعديل - 2021/09/09

Umm Al-Qura University, represented by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research, has organized a workshop in cooperation with the College of Computer and Information Systems. The workshop tackles the digital solutions for the challenges of the Hajj and Umrah system and aims at discussing the projects that support the efforts to improve the services offered to pilgrims and visitors. The College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, College of Medicine, College of Applied Medical Sciences, and the College of Public Health and Health Informatics participated in this workshop.

The Dean of the Institute, Dr. Turki Al-Amr, pointed out that the workshop aims at developing research ideas and initiatives that suit the themes of the 21st Scientific Forum for Research on Hajj, Umrah and Visits, which will be held this year under the title: "Digital Transformation in the Hajj, Umrah and Visit System". The forum will be held under the noble patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, may Allah protect him. Research teams who are interested in this field should be organized for this workshop, and they should register their initiatives on the special e-forms. Dr Turki indicated that the workshop is the second in a series of workshops that the institute intends to hold within the coming weeks.

At the conclusion of the workshop, the Dean of the Institute praised the support that the President of the University, Prof. Moaddi bin Muhammad Aal Madh-hab, grants to these workshops. He also offered his thanks to the Dean of the College of Computer and Information Systems, Dr. Saud Al-Otaibi, and all the participating entities.