Latest Update on the TB Joshua’s Nazareth Meeting. As at Friday evening, two days to the beginning of Prophet T.B. Joshua’s meeting on Mount Precipice, in Nazareth, Israel nationals from 23 countries have arrived for the programme.
More people are being expected before commencement of the programme.
In Nazareth, the host city, most of the hotels, especially in the Old Nazareth, are fully booked.
Tour operators are kept busy ferrying pilgrims for the programme from the Ben Gurion International Airport to Nazareth.
Among the countries represented include: Holland, Jamaica, Cuba, Russia, Nigeria, Singapore, Japan, Spain, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Germany, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
Others are: Canada, Botswana, Mexico, Argentina, Finland, Iceland, South Korea, Cameroun, Ghana and Italy.
Organisers say nationals from more than 50 countries are expected at the event.
One of tour operators ferrying pilgrims for the programme, Mrs. Deborah Luca, an Israeli national, described the turnout so far as overwhelming.
She said: “I did not know that there will be so many people coming.
“It is tremendous; it is beyond my expectation. I am a minister of worship. I bring people annually here in the past three years, we have our annual Art of Worship, what we are seeing here is better seen than described.”
Speaking on the Prophet TB Joshua meeting, a tour bus driver from Nazareth, described the number of visitors as extremely impressive.
His words: “The peak period for tourism in Nazareth is between July and August when the children are on vacation. What we are seeing is absolutely impressive for just one event.”