Saudi Arabia resumes Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca

The authorities in Saudi Arabia have resumed the the Umrah pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, the kingdom’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said. “The resumption of the Umrah pilgrimage will take place in four stages, during the first stage it will resume from October 4 only by 30 per cent, the second stage will begin on October 18 with a 75 per cent participation of willing pilgrims, and from November 1, Umrah will gradually begin to accept the participation of all interested pilgrims from within the country and from abroad, 100 per cent conducting of Umrah, as it was before, depends on when the end of the pandemic is announced or when the danger disappears,” the ministry told the Saudi Press Agency. 

The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health said: “Returning carefully took us to the right direction. We recommend Umrah performers to get the necessary vaccinations.” 

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