The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has prepared two awareness wings at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Airport in Madinah, to implement its awareness programs to measure the awareness of pilgrims and provide instructions to ensure that they follow a healthy behavior from the moment of their arrival.
The “Commission” has raised the total of the languages it uses to provide information and educational advice to the pilgrims to 12 of the most spoken languages among the pilgrims, namely Arabic, English, French, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Malay (Malay), Bahasa (Indonesian), and Turkish And this year, it added three new languages that it uses for the first time, namely Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.
The Food and Drug Administration provides in its wings printed, visual and audio guidance materials and means containing awareness messages in the fields of food, drug, devices and medical products. , with the aim of educating the pilgrims of the House of God, in a way that guarantees them the safety of food and pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
Part of Awareness
Within its educational role in Hajj as well, “The Divine” organizes In cooperation with the secretariats of Makkah and Madinah, awareness workshops were held to educate workers in food establishments and catering kitchens concerned with serving meals to pilgrims, with the aim of promoting correct practices in preparing meals and ensuring the provision of safe and sound meals in accordance with standard technical requirements.