World Bulletin / News Desk
The holy city of Mecca, visited approximately by 15 million Muslims for hajj and umrah every year, is among the most shopped cities in the world.
According to official figures, shopping takes place mostly during the Hajj period and in the holy month of Ramadan.
It is mainly the foreigners including people from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Yemen doing trade, however, the surety system only permits Saudi Arabia citizens to rent the shops. Therefore, a certain amount of the profit is taken by the surety.Last Mod: 02 Aralık 2012, 11:57