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The Government of Saudi Arabia has made a 14-day gap compulsory sooner than reserving one different date for Umrah.

According to the small print, Dr. Amr Al-Maddah, the Chief planning, and method officer of the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, acknowledged in his present assertion that Pilgrims can perform Umrah twice, nevertheless, ought to wait 14 days sooner than performing Umrah the second time, to current a possibility to all people to hold out Umrah in accordance with the necessary precautionary measures led to by the coronavirus.”

He acknowledged the ministry is discovering out the accessible spots that may be utilized by the pilgrims to hold out Umrah whereas sustaining social distancing, guaranteeing well-being protocols.

Al-Maddah acknowledged that to date 35,000 requests have been registered to hold out Umrah. Pilgrims will start performing Umrah on Oct. 4 all through the primary stage of the Umrah plan this yr, in accordance with well-being protocols and procedures.

In the first part, pilgrims will perform Umrah at six totally different cases a day, giving each pilgrim three hours.

The Minister added that between the sunset and night time prayers, pilgrims will not be allowed to hold out Umrah and, in its place, this period may be allotted to cleaning and disinfecting.

“Pilgrims will start performing Umrah at midnight, with the place disinfected before the arrival of each group.”


Arrangements Completed

On the alternative hand, the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance have achieved preparations to prepare miqats (pilgrim stations) as a solution to receive worshippers and visitors performing Umrah on the Grand Mosque in Makkah.

The measures included inserting social distancing flooring stickers to care for 2-meter spacing between pilgrims, 24-hour disinfection of mattresses, entrances, surfaces, and lavatories, and establishing signboards in a number of languages at miqat entrances.

In addition to this, the ministry assigned 769 employees, workers, technicians, and observers the least bit migrants in Makkah and Madinah, to participate in consciousness and steering work.


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