Riyadh: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the policy for Hajj 2021. Due to the coronavirus, the implementation of SOPs has been made mandatory for pilgrims. Hajj policy 2021 in Urdu for Pakistani Citizens. Get more information from www.haj.gov.sa.
Umrah visa policy 2021
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has made important decisions regarding Hajj 2021, under which foreigners residing in Saudi Arabia and Saudi citizens will be able to perform Hajj this year. People under 18 and over 60 will not be allowed. According to the Hajj policy, only 60,000 people have been directed to perform Hajj due to Corona restrictions. All pilgrims will have to be vaccinated to protect themselves from the global epidemic.
According to the details, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has also issued SOPs for Umrah for the pilgrims. The first phase of Umrah payment for locals will start on 4th October 2021.
The process of receiving applications for the official Hajj scheme in Pakistan will begin this month, while the flight operation for the Hajj will begin in late May or early June. Earlier, vaccination centers would be set up in major cities to vaccinate the aspirants. The pilgrims will be vaccinated against other diseases including corona.
According to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, after the increase in Hajj fees, Pakistani pilgrims will have to pay a visa fee of 300 riyals. You will have to pay 110 riyals in insurance along with a visa fee.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 180 countries around the world and deaths related to COVID-19 have reached almost half a million and over Seven million cases have been confirmed globally and in accordance with what has been stressed by the Saudi Ministry of Health regarding the continued risks stemming from this pandemic and the lack of available vaccinations and a cure for those who have been infected by COVID 19 around the world and to preserve the security of global public health especially in light of the increase in the number of cases in most countries according to reports issued by global health organizations and institutions and considering the risks of the disease and infections spreading in crowded gatherings where it is difficult to maintain safe social distancing among the individuals gathered.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia whose top priority is to always enable Muslim pilgrims to perform Hajj and Umrah rites safely and securely and which has been keen since the beginning of the pandemic to take all necessary precautionary measures to protect pilgrims, including by suspending the entry of Umrah pilgrims while ensuring the safety of the pilgrims already present at the holy sites a decision that has received many approbations from Islamic and international organizations in recognition of its wide contribution to fighting the virus globally and supporting the efforts of health organizations in limiting the spread of the deadly disease and in light of the continuation of the pandemic and the risks of Corona-virus spreading in crowded spaces and large gatherings and its transmission between countries, and the increase in average infections globally.
It has been decided that Hajj for this year (1441 H/ 2020 AD) will be held whereby a very limited number of pilgrims from various nationalities who already reside in Saudi Arabia, would be able to perform it.
This decision is taken to ensure Hajj is performed in a safe manner from a public health perspective while observing all preventative measures and the necessary social distancing protocols to protect human beings from the risks associated with this pandemic and in accordance with the teachings of Islam in preserving the lives of human beings.
Hajj Policy 2021 Pakistan
Saudi Ministry of Hajj has been allowed to perform Hajj this year 1441 with a limited number of pilgrims. This year, the Hajj will be restricted to people of different nationalities living in Saudi Arabia. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, pilgrims from abroad will not be allowed to come to Saudi Arabia for Hajj this year. You can read hajj policy 2020 Pakistan in Urdu from our page.
Due to the spread of the Coronavirus epidemic around the world and the unavailability of vaccines, the number of Hajj participants will be limited, which will help maintain social distance between the pilgrims during the Hajj. Get information about hajj balloting 2021.
Every year, millions of Muslims travel to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj, an important part of Islam. Last year, 2.5 million people performed the Hajj.hajj application 2021 was submitted by Citizens and you can obtain the hajj balloting 2021 result.
The government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques is honored to serve millions of Hajj and Umrah pilgrims annually and it confirms that this decision stems from the top priority it accords maintaining the safety of pilgrims on its land until they depart to their home countries.