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du announces roaming rates for hajj pilgrims

Customers in Saudi Arabia will automatically benefit from the promotion, firm says.

Dubai-based telecom provider
du

has announced reduced roaming charges for its customers in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage.

Customers completing the pilgrimage during November 21 and December 12 will receive unlimited free incoming calls, the firm said in a statement on Thursday.

All
du

mobile customers in Saudi Arabia will automatically benefit from this promotion while roaming with any service operator,
du

said.

Other benefits include local calls costing AED1.25 per minute, texts for AED1 and outgoing calls to the UAE for AED3 per minute.

We have extended the facility of unlimited, free incoming calls to all our customers travelling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this year, helping customers stay in touch with family and friends on this important journey of a lifetime.” said
du

spokesperson Farid Faraidooni.

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