BREAKING: UMRAH PILGRIMAGE TO RESUME OCTOBER 4 – SAUDI INTERIOR MINISTRY
Authorities of the Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry have announced that the Umrah (Lesser Hajj) pilgrimage will resume for intending pilgrims qqwithin the Kingdom from October 4 (Saffar 17, 1442AH).
This was made known by official sources to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the official news agency of the Saudi Arabia government.
In the first stage, “6,000 citizens and residents within the kingdom will be allowed to perform the Umrah per day from October 4”, the ministry said in a statement published by the official Saudi Press Agency.
Visitors from outside the kingdom will be permitted from November 1, when Umrah’s capacity will be raised to 20,000 pilgrims per day, the ministry said.