Nusuk helps travelers from all over the world easily organize their entire visit, from applying for an eVisa to booking hotels and flights.
Visitors from abroad will be permitted from November 1, when capacity will be raised to 20,000 pilgrims, with 60,000 people allowed into the mosque.
The kingdom's health ministry said it has administered more than five million coronavirus vaccine doses, in a country with a population of over 34 million.
It is the fervent desire of every Muslim in the world to perform Hajj or Umrah at least once in his or her life. The decision taken by the government of Saudi Arabia to allow people who are vaccinated is no doubt the biggest news of the year for all the
PTI said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan performs Umrah. The Prime Minister prayed for the development and prosperity of Pakistan and the unity of the Muslim world.”
The Hajj, which begins on Wednesday, normally draws around 2.5 million people for five intense days of worship in one of the world's largest gatherings of people from around the world.
Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round Umrah pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said Tuesday, seven months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Saudi Arabia will enforce a 24-hour curfew across the kingdom during a 5-day holiday to celebrate Eid Al Fitr which marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Along with Health Minister Tawfiq Al Rabiah, a woman in a wheelchair and another man were among the first to be administered the vaccine at a centre in Riyadh, on Thursday.