Saudi Arabia to announce separate Hajj and umrah system

Saudi Deputy Minister for Hajj and Umrah Dr. Abdul Fattah Mushat has said that soon, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah will announce a separate Hajj system.

According to Al-Akhbariya, he said that there was nothing wrong with the scrutiny of Hajj applications. Relevant authorities will perform all the work through a complete machining system.

Separate Umrah System

He added that the number of Umrah pilgrims was the same as before. There was no reduction. Soon, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah will announce a separate system for Umrah pilgrims.

Hajj’s Security and administrative regulations are already in place so they don’t have problems between Umrah pilgrims and Hajj pilgrims. The process of scrutinizing Hajj applications and selecting packages has been done only through an electronic system. Only Locals are going to perform Hajj this year.

There was no human intervention. The Deputy Minister of Hajj said that all the restrictions imposed during the Hajj season are a red mark – There is no room for violation.

Umrah permits and their Fines

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 Epidemic, the Ministry of HAJJ and UMRAH decided to put restrictions on certain places like Masjid-al-Haram, Masjid-al-Nabawi, Mita’s, Sa’ee, Marwa, and courtyard of Haram.

People have to issue an electronic permit from the TAWAKKALNA application to visit these places. 

Performing Umrah without an Umrah permit is a violation. Moreover, there is a 10,000 SAR Fine for such violation.

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