First baby born during Hajj 2016:Born in Mina, she has been named Mina!

csf4idhweaahy2bnews5445s45f54Mina — The first child to be born in a hospital at the Holy Sites during Haj this year has been named Mina, Saudi Ministry of Health announced on Monday morning.

The ministry made the announcement on its official Twitter page. According to Al-Youm newspaper, the baby girl is from Afghanistan and was born at the emergency hospital in Mina, her namesake.

The mother gave birth via c-section surgery. Both mother and child are reportedly healthy and resting.