JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia has introduced that solely Hajj pilgrim will likely be allowed to carry out Umrah between June 24 and July 19.
The directions have been issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, which mentioned that Umrah registration by way of the Eatmarna app will likely be resumed on July 19.
A complete of 214,212 pilgrims from throughout the globe have reached Madinah by way of air and land ports to carry out Hajj this yr, official information company reported on Friday.
Hajj is often one of many world’s largest spiritual gatherings, with about 2.5 million individuals performing the ritual in 2019.
Nevertheless, the dominion decreased the variety of pilgrims as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
In the meantime, the transport authority in Makkah has introduced that six bus routes will likely be used throughout this Hajj season.
The Unified Heart for Transport in Makkah (Makkah Transport) of the Royal Fee for Makkah Metropolis and Holy Websites six routes (routes 12, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5) will proceed to function within the metropolis, along with the switch of pilgrims from exterior Makkah, whose autos are usually not allowed to enter the holy websites.