Saudi Arabia to hold Hajj under strict anti-virus guidelines: Ministry
09 May 2021
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Gulf Today Report
The Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the Kingdom’s intention to hold Hajj ritual for this year.
But it will be organised in a manner that ensures preserving the health and safety of pilgrims, in accordance with the health, security and regulatory controls and standards, so that pilgrims can perform their rituals easily and in a safe environment.
The Ministry affirmed that the health authorities in Saudi Arabia are continuing to assess conditions and take all measures to ensure preserving human health, pointing out that the details of the controls and operational plans for this year's Hajj will be announced later.
The move shows Saudi Arabia's constant keenness to enable visitors of the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet's Holy Mosque to perform Hajj and Umrah rituals, as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia prioritises the health and safety of humankind.