Saudi Arabia extends Umrah visa to three months

07:38 PM | 3 Oct, 2022
Saudi Arabia extends Umrah visa to three months
Source: Haramain Sharifain (Twitter)

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has announced to extend the Umrah visa for pilgrims of all nationalities, including Pakistan, from one to three months.

Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah made this announcement in Tashkent during his two-day official visit to Uzbekistan.

He said that some 12,000 pilgrims form Uzbekistan pefromed Hajj in recent season after Saudi authorities relaxed rules related to Covid-19 pandemic.  

He noted that more than 36,000 people from Uzbekistan has performed Umrah during the last two months, the majority of whom managed to visit Madinah and pray at Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah and visiting religious and historical sites in Madinah.\

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