Riyadh [Saudi Arabia]: Saudi Arabia on Monday introduced that there might be no restrict on the variety of pilgrims for this 12 months’s Hajj, Arab Information reported citing the nation’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq Al-Rabiah.
Talking on the Hajj Expo 2023, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah acknowledged that the variety of folks collaborating on this 12 months’s Hajj will return to pre-pandemic ranges and there might be no age restrict for Hajj pilgrims this 12 months.
In the meantime, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah tweeted, “Throughout the opening of #Hajj_Expo 2023, H.E. Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq AlRabiah pronounces: ‘Variety of Hajj pilgrims in 1444H will return to the way it was earlier than the Coronavirus pandemic with out age restrictions’.”
About 2.5 million folks took half within the pilgrimage in 2019, Arab Information reported. Nevertheless, the variety of pilgrims was lowered for the following two years as a result of unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier on January 5, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah introduced that folks dwelling within the nation eager to carry out Hajj this 12 months can apply for pilgrimage, as per the Arab Information report. The ministry mentioned that there could be 4 classes of Hajj packages accessible for native residents.
The folks making use of for pilgrimage should have nationwide or resident id legitimate till the center of July, as per the Arab Information report. Pilgrims have to have proof of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination.
As well as, they should receive a vaccination certificates for the ACYW quadruple meningitis vaccine no less than 10 days previous to arriving on the holy websites. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah known as on all candidates to register immediately by way of its web site and to not make use of the identical cellular quantity for multiple software.