September 16, 2018
A video of a Saudi security officer is grabbing attention on social media after guiding an Iranian pilgrim in Medina in the latter’s mother tongue language of Farsi.
The conversation with the Iranian pilgrim
He then gave the pilgrim directions to gate number 5, and asked him about his Hajj experience this year, in hopes that all his needs and satisfactions were met. “I told him that we are at his service, and that is an honor to cater to all the Kingdom’s visitors,” he said.
Al-Harbi described the pilgrim’s positive response as heartfelt. “I heard nothing but praise from the Iranian pilgrims that admire how we treat people and how organized we are… they are also amazed by the cleanliness of the perimeter”.
Saudi Arabia against racism
Our mission is to reflect the real image of the Kingdom,” hed said. He also explained that actions can speak louder than words. “You do not need to speak a certain language to convey the good will of the Saudi people”.