Saudi To Permit Only Vaccinated Pilgrims On Umrah Pilgrimage From Ramadan.

Saudi Arabia To Permit Only Vaccinated Pilgrims On Umrah Pilgrimage From Ramadan

Only people vaccinated against Covid will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage. (File)

Riyadh:

Saudi authorities said Monday only people vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage, starting from the holy month of Ramadan.

The hajj and umrah ministry said in a statement that only "immunised people" will be granted permits to perform umrah as well as prayers in the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca.

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