Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Research On Hajj

Hajj is one of the yearly biggest agenda for Muslims all over the world. Kingdom of Arab Saudi as the host for this event has accommodated the pilgrims with good services for the pilgrims so that they may complete their religious worship smoothly and comfortably. However, Research and Development is seems to be an important element to evaluate the efficiency and how far the service provided, gives satisfaction to the pilgrims.

Therefore, World Civilization Research Group (GPTD) with support from Dar al-Hikmah College (KDH), Malaysia is pleased to perform a research on the circumstances of Hajj being performed besides to identify problems or misunderstanding faces by the pilgrims. The research will be focusing on pilgrims from Asian country as the increasing numbers of Asian people perform Hajj every year. This research will be conducted this year 2005 / 2006 or 1426 Hijrah.

The main purpose is to perform an informative research regarding the problems and issues that relates to Hajj and Umrah that need huge efforts from every Muslims to cater the arising matters every year. The focusing area is more on Hajj performance at Arafah, Muzdalifah, and Mina and in Mecca itself. In collaboration with Hajj Research Centre, Ummul Qura University, Saudi Arabia, the information gathered will be analyzed in order to propose several alternatives to improve the quality of services to the pilgrims.