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Starting From Aug 9 | Saudi To Receive Foreign Umrah Pilgrim Requests

MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said it will receiving Umrah performers of citizens and residents, in addition to gradually receiving Umrah requests from abroad, starting from August 9, a media report said.

The ministry said it will gradually increase the capacity to reach two million pilgrims per month, which includes pilgrims from inside and outside the Kingdom, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The issuance of Umrah permits will be through the “Etamarna and Tawakalna” applications, amid an integrated system of services and preventive measures, taken by the Kingdom for the safety and health of those wishing to perform the rituals of Umrah and visit.

The Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Abdulfattah bin Sulaiman Mashat said that the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has worked in coordination with other concerned authorities prior to the start of the Umrah season 2021/2022, to develop executive mechanisms and create a safe and accessible environment for the Umrah performers throughout their journey to achieve security, safety, and human health.

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