GAIAA

AcronymDefinition
GAIAAGeneral Authority for Islamic Affairs and Awqaf (United Arab Emirates)
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Members of the Follow up Committee at the mission conducted surprise inspections to verify Haj operators' commitment to the rules set by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf (GAIAA).
Al Mazrouei indicated that the GAIAA has 16 standards for operators to comply with, including separation between men and women in accommodations, putting pilgrims names on the doors of their respective rooms, public hygiene and maintenance of the building.
Summary: The GAIAA is examining the possibility of making health insurance mandatory for all Haj and Umrah tour operators in a way that conforms to the rules of the Shariah.
The General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Auqaf (Endowments) (GAIAA) is examining the possibility of making health insurance mandatory for all Haj and Umrah tour operators in a way that conforms to the rules of the Shariah.
Mohammed Mattar Al Kaabi, director-general of the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Awqaf (GAIAA), said on Thursday, "The Umrah tours from the UAE to Saudi Arabia are continuing uninterrupted and without the fear of swine flu."