The Umrah season, which begins on Muharram 1, has issued more than 13,000 permits for people between the ages of 12 and 18.
Abdul Fattah Mushat has said Umrah pilgrims can obtain Umrah permits through Etemarna and Tawakalna apps.
Further, he said that vaccination is a condition for issuing Umrah from inside the country. While they visiting Masjid-e-Nabawi, and prayers in Masjid-ul-Haram.
He said that the ministry has been in touch with the concerned authorities before the Umrah season. To make the environment safer and more accessible for the pilgrims.
Who Can Perform Umrah This Year?
- The corona vaccine will be essential for Umrah pilgrims. The current restrictions on Umrah pilgrims will continue in the future. Pilgrim should have received both Saudi-approved Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson doses, a Chinese vaccine, and a Saudi-approved vaccine booster dose.
- Hisham Saeed said that the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah is trying to intensify economic activities around the holy mosques in Makkah and Madinah.
- The Umrah pilgrims would b allow to come from all countries except the nine banned countries, including Pakistan and India.
- Umrah pilgrims coming from abroad will have to attach a certified vaccine certificate with the government agencies of their country. It is also important to note that only one vaccine approved in the country has been taken.