“For transparency and to improve our service to the pilgrims, we hold this 2014 Hajj High Level Conference with the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and our partner agencies.”
This was the main message of NCMF Secretary Mehol K. Sadain during the 2014 Hajj High Level Conference held in Clermont Function Room, Discovery Suites, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City last 4 March 2014. The Keynote Message was delivered by His Excellency Ambassador Abdullah I. Al-Hassan.
Ambassador Hassan extended his gratitude and appreciation to the NCMF for the event. “I extend my enormous thanks and gratitude to the Honorable NCMF Secretary and those working with him for continuous cooperation with the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia,” Ambassador Hassan said.
Commissioner Edilwasif Baddiri presented the updates on Hajj reforms and the E-Track System of the Ministry of Hajj. This was followed by the 2014 Hajj updates presentation of Bureau of Pilgrimage and Endowment Director Laman Piang and Chief Abang Marohomsalic presentation on the proposals submitted by the food and housing service providers. The event was attended by Undersecretary Nabil Tan of the Office of the Executive Secretary, Undersecretary Jose Lorena of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Assistant Secretary Zabedin Azis of the Department of Justice, Director Norodin of the Presidential Assistant on Muslim Concerns, Senior Vice President Idiosa Ursolino of the Al-Amanah Bank and heads of different travel agencies.
The Department of Foreign Affairs Bureau of the Quarantine, Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority, Manila International Airport Authority, Office of Deputy Speaker Pangalian Balindong, Provincial Government of Sulu, religious leaders from the ARMM provinces were represented in the event.
Undersecretary Tan and Undersecretary Lorena extended their support to the NCMF and Secretary Sadain. The representations of Deputy Speaker Balindong and Presidential Assistant on Muslim Concerns Undersecretary Busramlao noted the improvements in the 2013 Hajj. The Closing Remarks was delivered by NCMF Commissioner Salem Demuna.